Living on Poisoned Ground

Hewitt, Bill; Trischitta, Linda; Morrissey, Siobhan
March 2002
People;3/25/2002, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p60
Discusses the pollution of Anniston, Alabama, caused by the Monsanto plant that spewed PCBs into local waterways and landfills. Decision by a jury that Monsanto be held liable for the damage it has caused to some residents; Anticipation of several thousand plaintiffs who will testify about their health problems and property damage; Impact of this decision on chemical companies; Details on how the pollution was discovered; Profiles of several victims and anti-pollution activists.


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