PCB contamination in Anniston, Alabama
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PCB contamination in Anniston, Alabama hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session : special hearing, April 19, 2002, Anniston, Alabama by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- Alabama -- Anniston,
  • Hazardous substances -- Health aspects -- Alabama -- Anniston,
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- Alabama -- Anniston

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SeriesS. hrg -- 107-637
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14532619M
ISBN 100160696690

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Aug 19,  · The concealment of such "toxic knowledge" is a central theme of Ellen Griffith Spears's excellent and important book, Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town, which follows the story of Anniston from its factory-town founding in through its acquisition of the moniker "Toxic Town USA" in Baptized in PCBs (New Directions in Southern Studies) [Ellen Spears] on tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the mids, residents of Anniston, Alabama, began a legal fight against the agrochemical company Monsanto over the dumping of PCBs in the city's historically African American and white working-class west tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com by: The Anniston PCB site consists of residential, commercial, and public properties located in and around Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama, that contain or may contain hazardous substances, including polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) impacted media. The Site is not listed on the NPL, but is considered to be a NPL-caliber tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com code: Mar 13,  · Anniston, Alabama Update: The federal government is seeking Medicare reimbursement from lawyers, manufacturers, and insurers that were involved in a $ million settlement over widespread PCB contamination in Anniston, Alabama.

PCB contamination in Anniston, Alabama: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, special hearing, April 19, , Anniston, Alabama. Monsanto Industrial Chemicals admitted to poisoning residents of Anniston, Alabama, with PCBs. Years after a settlement, people are still sick. An excerpt from Harriet Washington's A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com: Harriet Washington. TCE contamination in the public drinking water of Anniston, PCB air contamination from the Monsanto Air Disaster, Asbestos contamination from the WWII barracks facilities of the women, PCB's on. Nov 07,  · Parts of this story have been told in Ellen Spears’s excellent book, Baptized in PCBs—Race, Pollution and Justice in an All-American Town, a close examination of the impact of Monsanto on Anniston, Alabama, the site of much of its PCB tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com by: 2.

[citation needed] The pollution resulting from this factory and the case of Anniston, in the US, are the largest known cases in the world of PCB contamination in water and soil, in terms of the amount of toxic substance dispersed, size of the area contaminated, number of people involved and duration of Chemical formula: C₁₂H10−xClₓ. Anniston is a city in Calhoun County in the state of tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com of the census, the population of the city was 23,According to the Census Estimates, the city had a population of 22,The city is the county seat of Calhoun County and one of two urban centers/principal cities of and included in the Anniston-Oxford Metropolitan Statistical tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.comy: United States. Nov 12,  · *Video added at conclusion (Fox13 reporters offered bribes to keep quiet 83 rewrites.) We've covered this issue of the ongoing fish consumption warnings resulting from the Monsanto/Solutia PCB contamination to Alabama's Lake Martin in a previous post, but it has come back around as current news with another warning "issued."The warnings have never really been lifted in actuality, and . an african american community and the pcb contamination in anniston, alabama: an environmental justice case study Article (PDF Available) · January with 68 Reads How we measure 'reads'.