Indigenous Activists Speak: Impacts of Canadian Hydropower

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Environment / Nature - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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Worcester State University - Eager Auditorium - Sullivan Building
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: 350 Central Mass, Department of Earth, Environment and Physics, Worcester State University
Description: Massachusetts has completed power purchase agreements with Hydro-Quebec in order to meet the state's clean energy goals; however, the state is ignoring the damage that the generation of this power causes to the environment and front-line communities. Hydro-power is not clean or green for anyone. Come learn about the true environmental and social costs of generating this electricity and the cultural genocide of Indigenous communities that is being caused by megadams and their transmission corridors.
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Entered by: Ken McDonnell

Created: November 15, 2019 at 9:50 AM
Last Modified: November 15, 2019 at 10:21 AM

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