Halt the Harm Podcast
By Ryan Clover with Halt the Harm Network
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This movement is created by leaders who are inspired to take action. While we are all connecting by our shared goals to fight fracking’s harms, each and every leader brings a different perspective to this fight. And each perspective has a unique story behind it – a story to tell and to inspire. We’ve teamed up with producer Ryan Clover from Eco-Defense Radio to interview leaders in the Halt the Harm Network about everyday life, and what inspires them to action, day in, day out.
||CleanWalter Hang on strategy, focus, and doing the work to crush industry plans.||Walter Hang from Toxics Targeting has led unprecedented victories against oil and gas projects in upstate NY – and in this interview he explains his strategy of balancing the message with an incredibly focused demand. The trick, he says, is that the.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09 - Karen Edelstein, Mapping the Movement||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 ...||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08 - Ranjana Bhandari, Holding Strong for a Liveable Arlington||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 schoo||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08 - Melinda Tuhus, Beyond Extreme Energy||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||11/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07 - Sara Rasmussen and Heather Harr – Fracking and Public Health||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 Pennsylva...||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06 - Gillian Graber - Protect Our Children From Fracking||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||10/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05 - Lisa Graves-Marcucci, How to Challenge Industrial Permits||If you are concerned with fracking infrastructure you're going to find this interview with Lisa Graves-Marcucci incredibly valuable. Lisa shares two decades of experience challenging industrial activity such as coal, oil, and gas projects. Sh...||9/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04 - Mike Younger, Backwoods Pipeline Surveys||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 ri||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03 - Vera Scroggins, Defending Environmental and Human Rights||"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."/span...||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02 - Alex Lotorto on Supporting Frontline Communities||In this episode Alex Lotorto joins us from Northeast Pennsylvania to talk about the value of building grassroots support networks to sustain our movement. He shares valuable insight for anyone who cares about the future of the environmental movement.||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01 - Alma Hasse Challenges Oil and Gas in Idaho||"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 present...||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean0 - Welcome to Halt the Harm Podcast||In this introductory episode I speak with Dawn Arteaga and Marty Kearns, both organizers with Halt the Harm Network – then Sam Rubright from FracTracker joins me to talk about the Community Sentinel Awards. Shownotes a href...||9/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I love having this resource for earning more about what others are doing in the fight to preserve our environment and getting to feel connected to the rest of the movement!
Really inspiring stories!!!
Genuine stories and enjoyable to listen to. Also very educational on the current struggles people are facing due to fracking. Looking forward to the next few episodes.