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Alaska Gold: A War of Resources--The Fish or the Mine

Thursday, December 26, 2013  
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

PBS Frontline examines the clash for resources between Alaskan fishermen and mining interests. The struggle plays out in southwest Alaska’s Bristol Bay, home to the last great native Sockeye salmon fishery, but also gifted with tremendous mineral wealth. Two foreign mining companies seek permission to extract over $300 billion in copper, gold and molybdenum from the area using a gigantic, open pit mine that could compromise the local ecosystem. Who will ultimately win in this battle over Bristol Bay’s economic and environmental future?

DVD 60 minutes
Event fee: FREE
Location:
612 Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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