Synopses & Reviews
""In his tales of Indiana environmental heroism, journalist Steven Higgs vividly narrates not only how ordinary citizens became involved in protesting environmentally unacceptable actions but also how they succeeded in stopping those actions."" -- State Environmental Monitor
""They are important stories that can serve as role models."" -- Wildlife Activist
These leading Hoosier environmentalists have fought their battles over the past four decades to improve Indiana's environment. Here are their stories of exemplary courage, persistence, and dedication to an important cause.
The individuals portrayed are Andy Mahler (protecting forests), Sue Lynch (fighting toxic waste), Tom Dustin (preserving rivers), Terri Moore (blocking out-of-state waste), Jeff Stant (organizing the state), Bob Klawitter (fending off a theme park), John Foster (opposing a PCB incinerator), John Blair (advocating for the Ohio Valley), and Herb and Charlotte Read (watching over parks).