Kevin Ridder

Editor and Freelance Trombonist in Chattanooga, Tennessee

A wave of fracked-gas pipelines has encroached on Appalachia in the past few years. While working for Appalachian Voices, I extensively covered legal battles and direct protests against pipelines, primarily the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines. Pictured: Mountain Valley Pipeline construction in Pittsylvania County, Va. Photo by Kevin Ridder

The Appalachian Pipeline Resistance Movement: “We’re Not Going Away”

Residents along the paths of the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines have made it clear that fracked-gas projects are not welcome.
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Series: People in the Path of Pipelines

New pipelines transporting natural gas and gas liquids would cut across hundreds of miles through Appalachia and beyond, putting people, land and water at risk. Here, residents along the route share their stories.