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What Happens When a Mine Is Self-Policing

On the coast of Southeast Alaska, the Tlingit people routinely harvest native plants and animals for sustenance, but loosely enforced water regulations have allowed mercury from Greens Creek Mine into their food sources at alarming rates. Irreparable Harm, from Wild Confluence films, investigates the nuances of this issue and proposes a new way forward for the mine and community.

Filed To: Video / Conservation / Public Lands / Alaska