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Ducktown Smoke : the Southern Appalachian Story of the Supreme Court's First Air Pollution Case.

Author: Duncan Maysilles
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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It is hard to make a desert in a place that receives sixty inches of rain each year. But after decades of copper mining, all that remained of the old hardwood forests in the Ducktown Mining District of the southern Appalachian Mountains was a fifty-square mile barren expanse of heavily gullied red hills--a landscape created by sulfur dioxide smoke from copper smelting and destructive logging practices. In Ducktown  Read more...
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Trials, litigation, etc
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Maysilles, Duncan.
Ducktown Smoke : The Southern Appalachian Story of the Supreme Court's First Air Pollution Case.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Maysilles
ISBN: 9780807877937 080787793X 0807834599 9780807834596
OCLC Number: 731646880
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: The View from the Mountain; 1 The Setting, the Cherokees, and the First Era of Ducktown Mining, 1843-1878; 2 The Revival of Ducktown Mining and the First Smoke Suits, 1890-1903; 3 The Farmers and the Copper Companies Wage Battle in the Tennessee Courts; 4 Georgia Enters the Fray; 5 The Ducktown Desert and Georgia's First Smoke Suit; Map; 6 Will Shippen, Forestry, and Georgia's Second Smoke Suit, 1905-1907; 7 Attorney General Hart, the National Farmers Union, and the Search for a Remedy, 1907-1910. 8 The Smoke Injunction and the Great War, 1914-19189 Power Dams, Whitewater Rafting, and the Reclamation of the Ducktown Desert, 1916-2010; EPILOGUE: The View from the Mountain; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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A powerful and enlightening addition to literature on environmental abuse.--McCormick Messenger With degrees in English, history, and law, Maysilles discusses the topic with a high degree of Read more...

 
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