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Posted on Mar 10, 2014 in Events

March 15 Film Festival in Grants

CONNECTIONS AND CONSEQUENCES: Think OUTside the Mine A documentary film festival on energy, and the health  and environmental consequences of uranium mining and milling,  oil and gas production, and nuclear disasters and waste management Saturday, March 15 from 10 am to 3 pm New Mexico State University Campus Theater 500 N 3rd Street, Grants, NM 10-11 am Nuclear Aftershock  (2012, 55 minutes) Frontline Film …..Could a Fukushima-like disaster happen to us? March 11 marks the third anniversary of the earthquake, the tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan. Discussion leaders:  Susan Gordon, Coordinator, Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment Activist for nuclear clean-up and health issues for 17 years Scott Kovac, Operations and Research Director, Nuclear Watch New Mexico Focus on clean-up issues at Los Alamos National Lab and WIPP for 10 years 12 pm Split Estate  (2009, 76 minutes) Bullfrog Films …..Imagine that while you own the land, you don’t own the mineral rights beneath your home and a mining company will drill for natural gas 200 feet from your front door. 1:30-3 pm Tailings  (2012, 12 minutes) Sam Price-Waldman Film ….Just outside Grants, New Mexico, is a toxic heap of uranium tailings sitting for 30 years contaminating the air and water. Discussion, Testimony, and Updates: Bluewater Valley Downstream Alliance Eastern Navajo Dine Against Uranium Mining Southwest Research and Information Center ….And friends of MASE Sponsored by the Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment  Organized by the Laguna-Acoma Coalition for a Safe Environment  For more information email: clowery@earthlink.net