Film “HOT WATER” Reveals Burning Truth About Uranium Mining

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    This week, Sierra Club is hosting screenings of HOT WATER, a film portraying the harrowing stories of citizens across the country whose families have been decimated by cancer in the aftermath of uranium mining. The producers traversed the Southwest, interviewing heartbroken survivors while collecting astounding measurements of radioactivity at abandoned mining sites marked only by tiny warning plaques. Filmmaker Lizabeth Rogers was so inspired to hear of those fighting to protect their communities in Virginia that she brought her film crew here to capture a segment for a special extended edition of the documentary.

    Check out the list of HOT WATER screenings below to find one near you! Come out early to any of the screenings to see the producer and Virginia “stars” of the film walk the red carpet and host a press conference to discuss the dangerous implications of uranium mining in Virginia.

    HOT WATER Richmond – November 12, Byrd Theatre

    HOT WATER Norfolk – November 13, Naro Cinema

    HOT WATER Fairfax – November 14, Cinema Arts Theatre

    Click here also to take our very first action directed at our new Governor. Thank Terry McAuliffe for his opposition to Uranium Mining. Let’s put this horrible issue to rest ASAP and move on to positive things like advancing renewable energy in Virginia!

    • pontoon

      uranium mining in Virginia would be at the Coles Hill site in Pittsylvania County, but I see no screening location of the film for the Southside or Central Virginia areas.

    • Eileen Levandoski

      No, they were just first!  Check out this great press clipping from the event:

      http://www.sovanow.com/index.p