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Power Struggle

When: Mon., Oct. 15, 7-9 p.m. 2018

Democracy prevails when a nuclear engineer turned whistle-blower, a 93-year old grandmother, and a scrappy new governor join forces with a dedicated array of citizen activists to accomplish a rare grassroots environmental victory. Filmed over five years, Power Struggle is a feature-length documentary chronicles the heated political battle to close the aging Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. The film follows the unfolding drama as citizen activists and elected officials take on the federal government and one of the biggest nuclear power companies in America. This inspiring story showcases democracy in action. Stay for a post-screening discussion with the film's director.

Price: free, but registration recommended

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