Earth Watch: Elise Gerhart

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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.