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We All Live Downstream
We All Live Downstream
Item#: 281
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$79.95
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Running Time: 30 minutes
G 8-12
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"***** Five stars."
- Video Rating Guide for Libaries

"Highly Recommended. A revealing program on environmental tragedy."
- Video Librarian

"Thought provoking...a fine introduction to this complex problem."
- School Library Journal

"Recommended. Well filmed...this video raises disturbing questions and offers hope...."
- Library Journal

"Recommended. The directors do an excellent job of piecing together footage to create a smooth running video that truly captures the essence of the topic. Through interviews, tours and sad stories, the viewer is able to get a sense of the enormity of the impact of dumping toxins into the river. "
- Educational Media Reviews Online

 

- CINE Golden Eagle
- Jurors Award, New York Film Expo
- Bronze Award, Columbus International Film Festival

 

 

This revealing video is essential for anyone concerned with environmental justice. America's historic Mississippi River has become a 2,300-mile toxic waterway. Over half the industrial toxic waste discharged into American lakes and streams is dumped directly into the Mississippi.

Cancer and mortality rates are among the highest in the nation along the chemical corridor stretching from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. Entire towns have been shuttered as the direct result of unchecked air and ground water pollution. Study guide included.