Charmaine White Face to receive Nuclear-Free Future Resistance Award
PRESS RELEASE, 1 AUGUST 2007From the Nuclear-Free Future Award, a project of the
Foundation for the Coming Generations, Munich, Germany
Tel.: +49 89 28 65 97 14
CHARMAINE WHITE FACE TO RECEIVE
NUCLEAR-FREE FUTURE RESISTANCE AWARD
Educated as a biologist, Charmaine White Face is the moving spirit behind the Defenders of the Black Hills, an organization that monitors abandoned uranium mines on sacred Lakota Lands and seeks the remediation of hazardous waste ponds that contaminate the region with high levels of radium 226, arsenic, lead and iron. A central part of Ms White Face’s message is that not just the Lakota, but all of us are threatened: aquifers cover massive areas of the continent, rivers empty into one another, radioactive dust is carried by the wind, and toxic poisons in the soil nourish grass and feed crops that eventually work their way into the mainstream food chain.
Hosted by the Salzburg, Austria, state government,. the 10th annual Awards ceremony will take place in the storied Salzburg Residenz on 18 October 2007. Based in Munich, the Nuclear-Free Future Award is a project of the Franz Moll Foundation for the Coming Generations. For more information, please visit www.nuclear-free.com .
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