Prosecuting Polluters

As part of its ongoing Science Café series, the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is holding a mock trial on Thursday, Oct. 20 at The Hop on Main Street with Michelle Crimi, an environmental science professor at Clarkson University playing the role of prosecuting attorney.

Clarkson University Associate Professor Michelle Crimi, left, studies groundwater samples with student Falisha Gilman. (Photo provided)

Clarkson University Associate Professor Michelle Crimi, left, studies groundwater samples with student Falisha Gilman. (Photo provided)

In the case of Groundwater vs. Corporation X, the audience will act as the jury while Crimi cites research on soil and groundwater contamination to present her case to the judge. Visit bire.org for details.

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