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Photo courtesy of Alleghenyfront.org.

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show host Margaret Prescod recently interviewed environmental activist Elise Gerhart for the show’s weekly Earth Watch segment. Gerhart has spent days sitting in a tree on her family’s property, obstructing Sunoco work crews as they prepare for construction of the Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2 pipeline.

Gerhart and her family have long been at odds with Sunoco and Huntington County, Pennsylvania over the pipeline project. Gerhart’s interview segment begins at about the 16:49 mark.