This is the story of the new rush to mine for uranium around the Grand Canyon and the advocates who are fighting against it, including a tribal leader whose sacred lands are threatened by increased mining activity and a former park supervisor who warns of the risks of water contamination in the canyon’s fragile ecosystem. Produced by Andrew Satter and Jessica Goad, the Center for American Progress and the Sierra Club.

Grand Threat

2012 US 6 min
Festival Year: 2013
Types: Documentary, Panel Discussion, Short
Topic: Energy & Resources, Environmental Advocacy and Justice, Freshwater & Oceans