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David, Goliath, and the beach-cleaning machine : how a small California town fought an oil giant and won!

Author: Barbara Wolcott
Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Capital Books, Inc., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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Tells the story of a small town's fight against a giant oil company to clean up a massive oil spill.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Saro Rizzo; Saro Rizzo; Saro Rizzo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wolcott
ISBN: 193186831X 9781931868310
OCLC Number: 51060244
Description: x, 245 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Rizzo's date with destiny --
The beginning of the partnership juggernaut --
The little dig--the peril below --
Conflicts in technology --
Partnerships draw a line in the sand --
The battle for the plan--the EIR --
Rizzo loads his sling with small rocks --
Small town fight in the big leagues --
Corporate coming of age --
Padlocks on the pipelines --
Shootout stalls--sheriff comes to take over --
Strangers muddy paradise --
High noon at Avila Beach --
The cost of a company town --
Truce and consequences--settlement --
The way we were --
Dawn on the battlefield --
Dust, destruction, and dismemberment --
The last good-bye --
Holding hands with heritage --
Rizzo's dolphin calling --
A pebble in the water--ever-widening rings.
Responsibility: Barbara Wolcott.

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Tells the story of a small town's fight against a giant oil company to clean up a massive oil spill.

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