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Wasting Libby: The True Story of How the WR Grace Corporation Left a Montana Town to Die (and Got Away with It) (Counterpunch)by Andrea Peacock
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Wasting Libby chronicles decades of neglect by state and federal agencies, which allowed the Grace corporation to reap millions in profits from the largest vermiculite mine in the world, while knowingly exposing generations of Montana residents to fatal levels of asbestos-contaminated dust. Libby's story, which culminates in the 2009 criminal trial of the corporation's executives, is ultimately the tale of the families who fought Grace for justice, who refused to sacrifice their dignity even as they lost their lives.
With an introduction by actor and environmentalist Jeff Bridges.
Andrea Peacock is the co-author, with Doug Peacock, of The Essential Grizzly.
An investigation of the greatest environmental crime in US history.
About the Author
Andrea Peacock is an environmental journalist, co-author with Doug Peacock of The Essential Grizzly (2006), and contributor to Red State Rebels (2008). Jeff Bridges is an acclaimed Hollywood actor, writer, photographer, and cartoonist. His film career has included The Last Picture Show, Tron, The Fischer King, and The Big Lebowski.
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