RBC affiliates Rhett Jackson and Lori Sutter are featured in Sacred Waters: The Okefenokee in Peril, a documentary about the current titanium mining threat facing Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Sacred Waters is presented by the Okefenokee Protection Alliance (OPA), a coalition of more than 40 organizations, with the support of the National Parks Conservation Association.
Okefenokee is the largest refuge in the eastern half of the United States and includes a 440,000-acre ecosystem and two rivers; it is also the largest blackwater wetland in North America. The refuge is a National Natural Landmark and a Wetland of International Importance (RAMSAR), but it’s facing a threat from from Twin Pines’ proposed titanium mining operation on its Trail Ridge.
Watch the documentary here.