(c) Andrew Satter, Center for American Progress
Directed by: Andrew Satter and Jessica Goad
Venue: Center for American Progress
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GRAND THREAT (USA, 2012, 6 min.)
Shown as part of the Rivers Program
Introduced by Christy Goldfuss, Director, Public Lands Project, Center for American Progress.
This is the story of the new rush to mine for uranium around the Grand Canyon and the advocates who are fighting against it, including a tribal leader whose sacred lands are threatened by increased mining activity and a former park supervisor who warns of the risks of water contamination in the canyon’s fragile ecosystem. Produced by Andrew Satter and Jessica Goad, the Center for American Progress and the Sierra Club.
Screening followed by Panel Discussion, moderated by Christy Goldfuss. Panelists: Sandra L. Postel, Freshwater Fellow, National Geographic Society and Director, Global Water Policy Project; Gary Wockner, Save the Colorado River and Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Shown with WATERSHED: EXPLORING A NEW WATER ETHIC FOR THE NEW WEST.
Screening is fully booked. FREE. RSVP and you will be alerted if a space opens up. Reservations required.