You are invited to a screening of Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez

June 3, 2012

On June 3, please join Sierra Club BC and the emerging Nanaimo local group for a screening of Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Caitlyn Vernon of Sierra Club BC about the risks of proposed tanker and pipeline projects in B.C. and what we can do to protect our coast.

  • When: June 3, 3 pm to 5 pm
  • Where: Nanaimo, Vancouver Island University, 900 Fifth Street,
  • Building 200, Room 203

For twenty years, Riki Ott, fisherwoman and marine biologist, and the fishermen of the little town of Cordova, Alaska have waged the longest legal battle in American history against the world’s most powerful oil company – ExxonMobil. They tell us all about the environmental, social and economic consequences of the black wave that changed their lives forever. Watch the Black Wave trailer >>

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