ACAT News & Updates
Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science – A conversation with author Carey Gillam
CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Wednesday, October 10, 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Join veteran investigative journalist Carey Gillam for a discussion of her recent book Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. In her award-winning book, Gillam exposes how Monsanto “whitewashed” the scientific data on the herbicide glyphosate (a key ingredient in Round Up) to validate its safety.
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Do you have a knowledge of and a passion for environmental and social justice issues? We are seeking committed people in Anchorage to work on our voter engagement campaign. As a canvasser for ACAT you’ll get an inside understanding of the fight for environmental justice. ACAT canvassers will work in our office located in Anchorage. This position is temporary, October 15 – November 6, 2018.
Podcast Available – Proposed Donlin Mine: Contamination Concerns and Threats to Clean Air, Clean Water, and Clean Food
CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded September 12, 2018
If developed, the proposed Donlin Gold open-pit mine in Alaska would be one of the biggest in the world. The mine would impact 3,500 acres of wetlands in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Blasting and processing of the ore will release substantial amounts of mercury into the air and water. The area is home to more than a dozen small Native villages that rely