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Environmental Film Series: Right to Harm
January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Join Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens on Fri., Jan. 17 from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Botany Hall Auditorium at Phipps for a screening of Right to Harm. Through the riveting stories of five rural communities, Right to Harm exposes the devastating public health impact factory farming has on many disadvantaged citizens throughout the United States. Filmed across the country, the documentary chronicles the failures of state agencies to regulate industrial animal agriculture. Known formally as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations – or CAFOs – these facilities produce millions of gallons of untreated waste that destroys the quality of life for nearby neighbors. Fed up with the lack of regulation, these disenfranchised citizens band together to demand justice from their legislators.