TITLE

In Anniston's Wake: One city's trail of PCBs leads to a precautionary tale

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Devra
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Orion Magazine;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the impact of polychlorinated-biphenyl (PBC) on the health of the residents, who claimed to have been exposed to discharges from a PBC manufacturing plant, in Anniston, Alabama. Evaluation done by Allen Silverstone, a professor of immunology and microbiology, on the health of residents in November 2001; Significance of the failure to find significant evidence of public health damage to the human communities in Anniston; Litigation of PBC manufacturing plant Monsanto in March 2002; Chemicals causing cancer in humans.
ACCESSION #
12857163

 

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