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Screening: Coal River Mountain Defense
Date Friday April 24
Time 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Station 40;
3030B 16th Street; (across the street from Mission/16th St. B
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorScott
WHAT: Talk and Video about Coal River Mountain Defense
WHERE: Station 40; 3030B 16th Street; San Francisco (across the street from Mission/16th St. Bart)
WHEN: 7:30pm Friday April 24
CONTACT: Scott; sparki [at] riseup.net; 415-235-0596

Mountaintop removal coal mining has been destroying the mountains and headwater streams of Appalachia for decades. The fight against it has escalated in recent months as mining giant Massey Energy has begun destroying Coal River Mountain, the site of a proposed wind farm.

Groups like Mountain Justice, Climate Ground Zero and Coal River Mountain Watch have mobilized to stop the destruction through legal, regulatory and political channels. Now the struggle has seen several direct actions on the mountain with many more to come.

A base camp will begin in May and go through the summer staging actions to save Coal River Mountain. Your help and support is needed.

Filmmaker Jordan Freeman from Mountain Justice will be in the Bay Area discussing the ongoing campaign to save Coal River Mountain.

*You will see segments of the upcoming film 'coal country', as well as clips from recent actions to resist surface mining.

*You will learn about a campaign to save Coal River Mountain from Massey Energy's blasting by replacing the surface mine with a wind farm.

*You'll learn about a a summer of resistance to surface mining, and why the time is now to shut them down.

Hopefully, you'll come away with a fighting spirit to resist one of the greatest environmental atrocities of our time.

For more info, check out http://www.mountainjustice.org http://www.climategroundzero.org or http://www.crmw.net
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Apr 15th, 2009 4:20 PM
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