Neal and Beth take us on a walk through the woods, teaching us about medicinal plants in Appalachia, and how their recent experience with Mountain Valley Pipeline has changed their approach to fighting back.
With the new tree sits in Elliston, VA, the Mountain Valley Pipeline blockades have now seen every season, shape and shade of Appalachia. Original air date: 10/5/18
Environmental lawyers explain all of the recent developments around stop work orders for the Mountain Valley Pipeline ahead of the next State Water Control Board meeting. Original air date: 08/17/18
In the final episode of “Season 2”, pipeline fighters talk teacher strikes, remembering histories of resistance, and what winning really looks like. Original air date: 08/03/18
In this episode, we speak to three high school students from three different counties in West Virginia who are impacted by the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines about how extractive economies have shaped their lives. Original air date: 7/20/18
Pipeline fighters are keeping their promise to watch Mountain Valley Pipeline’s every move, catching almost daily construction failures that are damaging their creeks and streams, and doing the job that Virginia DEQ is either unable – or unwilling – to do. Original air date: 7/6/18
“Nutty” finally came down from her monopod, but not before another tree-sitter went up to continue the tree-top blockade on the forest service road. In this episode, hear conversations around colonization and the perceived problems of private property within the struggle for collective liberation and collective resistance. Original air date: 6/1/18
“Nutty” has been living at the top of a 50 foot pole on the forest service road in Giles County for over 6 weeks. The forest service continues to impose order by drawing lines and then re-drawing them, and arresting anyone who crosses the line. Original air date: 5/4/18
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As more eyes turn to pipeline resistance in Virginia, how does that resistance take root, and in what ways can community subvert the structures of power? Original air date: 4/20/18
Episode 3: HEART
What is the human cost of the heart of a pipeline? In the midst of turmoil surrounding historic erasure in the south, this episode tells the unique and troubling story of land, ownership and erasure in the neighborhood of Union Hill, Buckingham County, Virginia.
Episode 2 Extra: Eminent Domain
In this short extra segment, learn about the principle of eminent domain — when the government claims private property for a public use. Dominion Power invokes eminent domain for pipeline construction, but is it a legitimate claim?
Episode 2: HOME
In Episode 2, we hear stories from Bent Mountain residents resisting surveyor trespass against the Mountain Valley Pipeline, and from Nelson County neighbors uniting in the face of controversial routes over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.
Episode 2 Teaser!
Check out the teaser for End of the Line‘s second episode! (on SoundCloud)
PILOT Episode – “Done Deal?”
In the pilot episode, we present the question that landowners have been facing every day for nearly three years: are these pipelines really a “done deal”? How are residents fighting against them, and can they win? We trace the beginning of the current pipeline struggles in central and southwestern Virginia to determine the connection between… Read more »
Two Minute Teaser – now on SoundCloud!
End of the Line is an ongoing podcast about the pipeline struggles in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic. Listen to the teaser for the pilot episode now.