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Green Film: Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?

2018 Green Film Series presents:

Burned: Are Trees the New Coal? (2017)

Date &Time: 7:00-8:30 pm, Thursday, May 17th

Enjoy coffee, refreshments and facilitated discussion.

Cost: FREE, $3 suggested donation

Location: G002 Hesterberg Hall, MTU Forestry Bldg.

Burned: Are Trees the New Coal? (2017)
A look at the controversy of creating energy using biomass. Film makers, Lisa Merton & Alan Dater of Marlboro Productions, visited the Warden Electric Plant in L’Anse, as they traveled across the U.S. documenting the problems created by burning this type of “green” material. Many local residents are interviewed and MDEQ public hearings are featured. (77 min.)

Discussion Facilitator: Lisa Merton, co-writer and co-producer of the film.

Refreshments provided by the Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Funded by Friends of the Land of Keweenaw

Cosponsored by Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center,
Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Keweenaw Land Trust, MTU Dept. of Social Sciences,
MTU Sustainable Futures Institute

Last green film this year:

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