UW-Eau Claire’€™s Social Cinema series presents:
THE PRICE OF SAND
A documentary film about the frac sand mining boom in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including people and places in the Chippewa Valley
Wednesday, November 12
Woodland Theater (Third floor), UW-Eau Claire Davies Student Center
*FREE and open to the public.
Due to a rapid increase in demand, pure silica sand has become a valuable commodity for use in hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas, and mines are opening here at a rapid rate. The film explores the impact on communities, roads, land, water, public health, and local economies.
SPECIAL GUESTS will present and answer questions following the film screening:
Jim Tittle, film director
Dr. Crispin Pierce, Associate Professor of Environmental Public Health, UW-Eau Claire
Film website: http://thepriceofsand.com/
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Sponsored by Progressive Students & Alumni (PSA): https://www.facebook.com/progressivestudentsandalumni