TSF, Sierra College and SBC host Mining’s Toxic Legacy event in Truckee April 10

NEVADA CITY, 2 April 2009 – The Institute for Sustainability at Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee, in partnership with Sierra Business Council and The Sierra Fund, will host a community educational event on Mining’s Toxic Legacy on Friday, April 10, from 5-8pm. 

The event will feature a slideshow, presentation and discussion of the effects of mining in the Sierra. Speakers will include:

  • Mike Thornton, The Sierra Fund, Mining Project Community Organizer
  • Elizabeth Martin, The Sierra Fund, CEO
  • Dr. Carrie Monohan, The Sierra Fund, Science Director
  • Michael Benn Ortiz, Tsi-Akim Maidu Tribal Spokesperson
  • Steve Frisch, Sierra Business Council
  • Sandy Karinen, CA Department of Toxic Substances Control

Come join us at the Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee Campus, 11001 Campus Trail, Truckee, CA 96161. 

For more information please email Lisa Biddle at: lbiddle@sbcouncil.org.