Podcast

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Alex Lotorto on Supporting Frontline Communities

September 8, 2016

“Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover. In this episode Alex Lotorto joins us from Northeast Pennsylvania to talk about the value of building grassroots support networks to sustain our movement. Alex is a recipient of the Community Sentinel Awards presented by FracTracker Alliance in 2016. For anyone who cares about the future of the…

Alma Hasse Challenges Oil and Gas in Idaho

September 8, 2016

“Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover. In this episode Alma Hasse joins us from Idaho to share how she became involved in organizing to protect her community from oil and gas impacts. Alma is a recipient of the Community Sentinel Awards presented by FracTracker Alliance. In this conversation Alma shares…

Halt the Harm Podcast : Welcome Episode

September 8, 2016

“Hello and welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast, I’m your host Ryan Clover. This is the introductory issue so I’m joined by two of the core organizers from Halt the Harm Network, Dawn Arteaga and Marty Kearns. They talk about the network, and share why they are excited about this podcast collaboration. Then Sam Rubright…