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Fruit of the Orchard: Environmental Justice in East Texas

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In 1982, a toxic waste facility opened in the Piney Woods in Winona, Texas. The residents were told that the company would plant fruit trees on the land left over from its ostensible salt-water injection well. Soon after the plant opened, however, residents started noticing huge orange clouds rising from the facility and an increase in rates of cancer and birth defects in ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published September 14th 2006 by University of North Texas Press
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sdw
Jul 23, 2008 sdw rated it really liked it
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This is a depressing but beautiful book of photographs of a community (especially children) poisoned. This book documents an environmental justice campaign in Winona Texas, only 20 miles from where Karen Silkwood is buried. This book is a testament to the power of the camera.

Statement from the photographer, Tammy Cromer-Campbell: "Fruit of the Orchard addresses the sociological consequences of economic change, and examines the long-term effects of modern technology on the human condition. My inv
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