Date sent: Tue, 29 Dec 1998 04:34:53 -0800 Send reply to: [email protected] From: "Michael Meuser"
To: ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY and SOCIETY Subject: civil action coming Jan. 8 and some interesting websites Civil Action, a movie about a cancer cluster in Woburn, MA will be coming to movie theaters on Jan. 8. The book by J. Harr has been on the NY times bestseller list for some time. Phil Brown's book first published in 1990 and also about the Woburn, MA case preceded Harr's by 5 years. Harr wrote the intro to the reprint (1997) edition of Brown's _No safe place: toxic waste, leukemia, and community action_, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1997. The upcoming release of the movie has spawned some interesting websites that you might be interested in: W.R. Grace & co. http://www.civil-action.com/ Science in the courtroom http://www.geology.ohio-state.edu/~lahm/images.htm A focus on Harr's book http://www.library.brandeis.edu/NSF/civil_action/index.html Both A Civil Action and No safe place: toxic waste, leukemia, and community action are available here through Amazon.com and at your local bookshop. Mike
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