audio by guest maricela mares-alatorre
TOXIC DUMP BIOREACTOR: A NEW BATTLE. A farm working town in California's Central Valley continues challenging the world's largest waste disposal company, Chemical Waste Management, Inc. In the early 90's, under intense community pressure, the company halted plans to build a hazardous waste incinerator. Today, groups of residents of Kettleman City are again opposing plans to create a modern waste landfill known as bio-reactor. This is a report on the current efforts.
Maricela Mares-Alatorre, leading member, People for Clean Air and Water, Kettleman City, CA; Bob Henry, spokesperson, Chem Waste Management; Peter Anderson, President, Recycle World Consulting; Executive director, Center for a Competitive Waste Industry, Madison, WI.
60:45 minutes (55.62 MB)