[act-ma] Mon 3/11 7PM | Mercury in the Mist | Talk on Industrial Pollution | MIT 4-237
umkumar at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 07:32:53 PST 2013
Association For India's Development
MIT & Boston Chapters present
Mercury in the Mist
A talk by Shweta Narayan
(Researcher and Environmental Justice activist from Tamil Nadu, India)
The talk will present a view of industrial pollution in India and will
highlight the case of mercury exposure of workers in the region of
Kodaikanal,Tamil Nadu. March 7th marks the 12th year of the struggle of the
workers in Kodaikanal – on this note the talk will also feature on how
toxic contamination is perceived in India.
Shweta Narayan coordinates the Community Environmental Monitoring (CEM)
program for The Other Media and has been a campaign volunteer seeking
justice for the survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy since 2002.
When: 7-9 PM Monday, March 11, 2013
Where: MIT, Building 4, Room 237
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
To learn more about the issue - http://kodaimercury.org/
Free & Open to the Public.
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep"
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