Broken Ground Episodes
Drew Lanham: Call of the Rural South
Author and wildlife biologist Drew Lanham talks about his book, The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature. Lanham discusses his love of birds, his South Carolina homeplace, and reconciling the South’s...
Riding the Solar Coaster
Solar energy is growing by leaps and bounds in the Southeast and becoming a way for schools to save money. In this episode, we visit two Virginia schools to better understand the key role policies play...
Demand for Power
An elderly couple steps up to defend their farm and neighbors when pipeline developers won’t back down from a risky, environmentally damaging project that after – years of delay – is now obsolete.
The Real Housewives of Coal Ash
When two North Carolina women received letters from state officials that their water wasn’t safe to drink due to coal ash pollution, they fought it all the way to the state house.
Tip of the Ashberg
The 2008 Kingston, Tennessee coal ash spill was disastrous at the time, but what came a decade later would reveal the full devastation of the tragedy.