Day 010 - 11 Jul 94 - Page 03
1 Q. In 1987 you were a founding member of Concerned Citizens
2 A. That is correct. That is in a different State, in
Q. From 1987 to 1992 you were a research analyst for the
4 Citizen's Clearing House for Hazardous Waste?
A. That is correct.
Q. From 1990 to 1992 you were the editor of Everyone's
6 Backyard, which is a journal of the Grassroots Movement
for environmental justice?
7 A. That is correct.
8 Q. It is published by the Citizens Clearing House for
9 A. That is correct. Can I clarify, the Citizens Clearing
House for Hazardous Waste is based -- was based until 1990
10 in Arlington, Virginia, at which point following it is now
based in Falls Church, Virginia, outside Washington DC.
MR. JUSTICE BELL: What is that body?
12 A. The Citizens Clearing House for Hazardous Waste is an
organisation founded in 1980 by a woman named Lois Gibbs.
13 This particular person was one of the residents of the
community in up state New York, generally known as Love
14 Canal, which is in the Buffalo area of New York; it was a
community that was contaminated by dumping in the 50s by a
15 company called Occidental Petroleum. Subsequently, during
the late 1970s, from 1978 to 1979, residents became aware
16 of that, and organised to get evacuated from that
neighbourhood. Lois went on to form this organisation in
17 order to provide groups with the technical and organising
assistance they needed in order to deal with this sort of
19 MISS STEEL: Since 1990 I think you have written a number of
books on pollution and related topics, waste disposal --
20 just go through those briefly -- Transportation: Danger on
the Road published in 1986?
21 A. That is correct.
22 Q. Browning Ferris Industries: A Corporate Profile, that was
written with Will Collette in 1987?
23 A. That is correct.
24 Q. Solid Waste Incineration: The Rush to Burn, which was
written with Stephen Lester in 1988?
25 A. That is correct.
26 Q. Hazardous Waste Incineration: A Burning Issue, which was
also written with Stephen Lester?
27 A. That is correct.
28 Q. That was in 1988. Waste Management Incorporated: A
Corporate Profile, with Will Collette in 1989?
29 A. That is right.
30 Q. Solid Waste Incineration Status Report: A Database
Compilation and Industry Analyses, with Danielle Farrell?