Documentary highlights continued need for tighter mining oversight
March 29, 2018
A free showing of a documentary highlighting the hazards of mining on transboundary rivers drew a pretty decent crowd Monday evening, with seats at the Nolan Center filling up fast.
Released last year, "Uprivers" is the first film made by Matthew Jackson, of Ketchikan. Jackson previously has spent time in Wrangell working with the Alaska Crossings program, and his presentation of the film is part of a broader tour of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia.
Prior to showing his 30-minute work, Jackson explained the issue of Canadian mining and its impact on water quality on salmon-producing r...