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Friday, February 3 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Boulder's Nuclear Playground? Moving from Greenwashing to Guardianship

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This session will show the ways in which the impacts of Boulder's closest Nuclear SuperFund site, Rocky Flats, continues to be a controversial Front Range issue. With its buried uranium, plutonium, arsenic and more, should the site be turned into a "Wildlife Refuge"? Should children recreate at the site? Should "green" housing and business developments be built at the site? What about toll roads, dog parks and a visitor center? Despite all the illnesses that past workers at the site and neighbors have already experienced? This presentation will address the pressing dangers of allowing Rocky Flats to be "greenwashed". Most have been threatened by developers and government agencies, but continue speaking out and engaging in "Nuclear Guardianship." There are a multitude of ways to get involved and carry on the tradition of together to ensuring the community is protected and the toxicity of the site is remembered.

Moderators
JM

Judith Mohling

Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center

Speakers
CA

Chris Allred

Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center
Chris Allred graduated from CU in the spring of 2012 with a degree in film studies.  A teacher made a recommendation to visit RMPJC during a University course about Gandhi.  Chris continued volunteering to learn about nonviolence.  He is currently a coordinator at Nuclear Guardianship and helps with various tasks such as multimedia, documentary film and photography, coordinating internships, and coalition and alliance building.
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Michelle Gabrieloff-Parish

CU Environmental Center
Michelle Gabrieloff-Parish, Energy & Climate Justice Manager at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Environmental Center, is working to illuminate the connections between sustainability and social justice. She is a former US State Department BoldFood fellow and a former Center for Progressive Leadership fellow. She is the founder of Candelas Glows, which raises awareness about development around Rocky Flats and its contamination and... Read More →
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LeRoy Moore

Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center
LeRoy Moore is the author of numerous articles, papers, and op-eds on all aspects of the Rocky Flats issue. He served on various oversight bodies related to Rocky Flats, and for several years was a member of two committees of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. From 1980 until he retired in 1996, he taught courses on nonviolent social change at the University of Colorado. A father and a grandfather, he resides in... Read More →


Friday February 3, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
N128 University of Colorado Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC), 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO 80303

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