Big Oil Whistleblower Is about John Bolenbaugh finding and exposing an enormous amount of oil remaining in the environment from the Kalamazoo Oil Spill as a cleanup worker. In the summer of 2010, millions of gallons spilled into Talmadge Creek and Kalamazoo River. Enbridge, the Canadian Oil Company responsible, and the EPA signed off on these sites as 100% clean by the fall of 2010. John, armed with his rake and Blackberry phone, recorded thousands of hours of finding oil left in Michigan waterways after the cleanup was declared done. For years, he interviewed hundreds of victims and heard their stories. He was harassed and threatened with arrest by the Enbridge security forces many times over the course of this journey. John’s efforts helped to force Enbridge to completely clean up the affected areas; multiple times, in some cases.
Independent filmmaker, activist and water protector John Bolenbaugh will be at the showing and will participate in a Q&A session after the film.
$5.00 suggested donation for film.
Clean River Alliance clean-up event at Dutch Bill Creek 11am-1pm
Outdoor yoga session with Rebecca Heartfly from 130pm-230pm at the Monte Rio Community Center