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An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas

Author: Diane Wilson
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., ©2005.
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The author describes her fight against Formosa Plastics, a multi-billion-dollar corporation that was illegally dumping harmful pollutants into the bays and community surrounding Seadrift, Texas.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, Diane, 1948-
Unreasonable woman.
White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., c2005
(OCoLC)656195470
Named Person: Diane Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Wilson
ISBN: 1931498881 9781931498883 9781933392271 1933392274
OCLC Number: 59881925
Description: 391 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Sabotage --
Dirty Secrets Revealed --
A Shrimping Career Rehashed --
An Outlaw and a Letter --
Adversaries Approach --
Of Fishermen and Politicos --
Knocked Clean out of the Ring --
Negotiating with the Enemy --
The Press Arrives to Liars and Fools --
Texas Water Commission Files --
Dirty Facts Revealed --
A Dream Is a Dream Come True --
Losses, Gains, and Petitions --
Money, Money, Money --
The Informant --
Battle Lines Are Drawn --
Union Carbide Blows; the Fed Arrives --
We Strike at the Heart of Formosa --
Beauty Queens, Banquets, and Spies --
Raining on the Chairman's Parade --
A Hydrochloric Cloud; a Worker Talks --
Kickbacks Paid; Internal Memos Conveyed --
A Bay under Siege; an Activist Born --
Hunger Strike --
I Strike at the Gates of Hell --
Death Threats and Deals --
Pain and Defeat --
A Woman Enters the Sea --
Island of Fire and Solidarity --
A Radicalized Woman --
The Vietnamese Connection --
The Sinking of the SeaBee --
Sanchez Comes Home --
Victory, Redemption, and Loss.
Responsibility: Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel.
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The author describes her fight against Formosa Plastics, a multi-billion-dollar corporation that was illegally dumping harmful pollutants into the bays and community surrounding Seadrift, Texas.

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