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Halt the Harm Podcast Season 2

September 19, 2018

Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover.  The network is to support leaders who are taking action to protect themselves and their communities from the harms of oil and gas industry. The podcast is a way to learn more about the people in the network, how they got involved, what work…

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Karen Edelstein

Karen Edelstein – Mapping For the Movement

November 28, 2016

In this episode Karen Edelstein helps us understand how maps are used as a powerful tool in protecting our communities. Maps gives us a big picture view of the land, industrial activity, and even the various people and organizations working to protect the environment. By comparing maps and data we can discover new trends, even possibilities for our work.…

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Stephanie Novak

Stephanie Novak – Funding the Frontlines

November 21, 2016

Stephanie Novak is a community organizer for Mountain Watershed Association (MWA) and seeks to empower community leaders with the skills and knowledge they need to engage in public participation in order to strengthen grassroots efforts from the ground up. She is the project coordinator for the Direct Support Fund which provides  small distributions of funds to…

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Ranjana Bhandari

Ranjana Bhandari, Holding Strong for a Liveable Arlington

November 14, 2016

Ranjana Bhandari is a mother and economics lecture. She bought a house in Arlington Texas in 1993. It’s Texas, so it didn’t shock them when the realtor mentioned mineral rights – but hundreds of fracking wells right in their neighborhood, on school campuses, street corners, and city blocks? It was hard to believe. Most of…

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Melinda Tuhus

Melinda Tuhus, Beyond Extreme Energy

November 7, 2016

Melinda Tuhus has been an environmental activist for decades – but throughout the past five years has become focused on the fight to slow climate change. As a reporter she’s covered climate stories like mountaintop removal mining in West Virginia and the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. In this interview she shares her perspective on climate organizing and…

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Sara Rasmussen and Heather Harr – Fracking and Public Health

October 28, 2016

On this episode we’ve got two guests, Heather Harr and Sara Rasmussen – we’re talking about the impacts of fracking on public health. Heather Harr is the project director for the League of Women Voters in Pennsylvania’s Straight Scoop on Shale Drilling. She talks about the upcoming Shale and Public Health Conference, and also shares some valuable resources…

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Gillian Graber, Protecting Our Children From Drilling

October 7, 2016

Gillian moved into a residential suburban neighborhood to raise her children and live a peaceful life – but then she received a letter from an environmental monitoring group warning her about a proposal to frack for shale-gas in her neighborhood. If allowed, it would immediately endanger her family and community – so Gillian took action. In just a…

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Lisa Graves-Marcucci, How to Challenge Industrial Permits

September 26, 2016

Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m Ryan Clover – today I’m talking with Lisa Graves Marcucci about challenging industry at the permitting level. If you are concerned with the growing number of fracking infrastructure projects in the U.S, I think you’re going find this episode incredibly valuable. Lisa shares two decades of experience challenging…

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Mike Younger, Backwoods Pipeline Surveys

September 21, 2016

When Mike Younger learned about a compressor station being built near hear farm he started to ask questions – after hiking out to visit pipelines in rural Tennessee he was spurred into action. He found places where the pipes were exposed, crossing rivers, or in dangerous flood zones. He started taking pictures, gathering data, and compiling…

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Vera Scroggins

Vera Scroggins

September 15, 2016

“Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover. In this episode, award winning environmental activist Vera Scroggins joins us from Pennsylvania to share her perspective on fighting fossil fuel development – even though it’s sometimes uncomfortable or risky. Vera has been documenting violations of the fracking industry and leading tours to show first hand the impacts fracking is…

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