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NOVA; Poison in the Rockies

12/06/1989


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Series
NOVA
Program
Poison in the Rockies
Program Number

1701

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

Reports on the 100-year-old legacy of pollution from mining that poisons the once pristine waters of the Rocky Mountain states. Acid Rain and economic development also contribute to stress on the West's scarce water supply.

Duration

00:58:01

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Poison in the Rockies,” 12/06/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5F207A03F1CA4DF193ED35D9A938CD84.
MLA: “NOVA; Poison in the Rockies.” 12/06/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5F207A03F1CA4DF193ED35D9A938CD84>.
APA: NOVA; Poison in the Rockies. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5F207A03F1CA4DF193ED35D9A938CD84
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