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Stepan Chemical : the poisoning of a Mexican community

Author: Mark R Day; Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras.; Day Communications (Firm)
Publisher: [San Antonio, Tex.?] : Day Communications ; San Antonio, TX : Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras [distributor], ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Chicago-based Stepan Chemical plant in Matamoros, Mexico dumped xylene, a toxic solvent linked to birth defects, into open canals near the homes of the people of Matamoros, the people of Matamoros, through their community leaders and with help from the U.S.-based Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, fight to end this contamination and demand a full accounting from Stepan Chemical and environmental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Day; Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras.; Day Communications (Firm)
OCLC Number: 27282694
Language Note: Narration in English; other contributions chiefly in Spanish, often followed by English translation.
Notes: Documentary.
Credits: Camera, Mark R. Day ; editors, Judith Pomer, Bob Bernstein ; narrator, David Arnold ; voices, Benjamin Herrera [and others] ; music, Jon Herbst ; camera, Mark R. Day ; sound, Jose T. Sepulveda.
Performer(s): Dave Arnold.
Description: 1 videocassette (18 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [1. English version] --
[2. Spanish version].
Other Titles: Poisoning of a Mexican community
Responsibility: a presentation of the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras ; produced, written and directed by Mark R. Day.

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When the Chicago-based Stepan Chemical plant in Matamoros, Mexico dumped xylene, a toxic solvent linked to birth defects, into open canals near the homes of the people of Matamoros, the people of Matamoros, through their community leaders and with help from the U.S.-based Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, fight to end this contamination and demand a full accounting from Stepan Chemical and environmental agencies in the U.S. and Mexico, as part of their struggle for a clean environment.

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