Not in Our Backyard by Marc Mowrey
The People and Events That Shaped America's Modern Environment Movement

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A study of America's grass-roots battle to save the country's natural resources traces the history of the environmental movement and profiles such key figures as Lois Gibbs, the Love Canal crusader, and John McPhee's archdruid, David Brower. 20,000 first printing.

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Published December 1, 1993 by William Morrow & Co. 496 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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A collage of verbal snapshots of environmental disasters, battles, activists, and trends—from the 1969 Santa Barbara offshore oil-drilling explosion to the 1992 celebration in Wallace, Louisiana, of victory over an environmentally threatening chemical company.

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