by Richard Averitt
by No To The Atlantic Coast Pipeline
40% of residents in Pembroke, North Carolina, are members of the Lumber Tribe.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline will run through tribal lands.
A Protest Anthem in the Age of Trump
From June 27th to July 2nd 2017, RCC staff and interns participated in a walk along the route of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Virginia. This summer, we have been working on a comprehensive report on the pipeline - interviewing experts, researching policies, and learning about the harmful impacts on people and the environment.
Truth Against The Machine. Reportedly Kevin Gilbert
In West Virginia where several large proposed pipeline projects threaten to cause great health risks to the community.
The Averitt family owns one of the most beautiful pieces of land in Nelson County. Dominion is offering only $13,000+ to purchase a permanent easement through their land. This 125 feet wide ROW will bisect this beautiful property and will prevent the Averitts' from building their boutique eco resort. A huge loss for this family and for our county but of course a win for Dominion and its shareholders. Eminent Domain for private gain is wrong and as Richard says, Enough is Enough. Burn Your Easement Challenge.
The empty climbed upon the hillside and filled their mouths with water, from the creeks of others until it dried away
The empire stacked their stones and iron upon the grass. The trees bent, broke from the pressure then couldn't grow at all.
We say hey
We're all standing in the same sunlight
Will we draw our lines upon the earth and trace the shadows of our shade? Seeking power and dominion. If turned around then we would see that we're all standing in the same sunlight.
Where we cannot see each other as divided.
We're all standing in the same sunlight.
Listen the grass is moves, up through the cracks it grows
Listen the rain will fall, listen the creeks will swell
and we'll listen.