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Summary: Investigating a massive chemical spill in West Virginia that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months, filmmaker Cullen Hoback uncovers government and corporate collusion with frightening nationwide public health implications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Coal provides half of America's electricity. Examines the explosive forces that have set in motion a conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Faced with toxic ground water, the obliteration of 1.4 million acres of mountains, and a government that appeases industry, the heroes launch a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BUR

Summary: "Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for nearly twenty-five years... As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the 'Corps' and was responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto Semper Fidelis or 'Always Faithful.' When Jerry's nine-year old daughter Janey died of a rare type of leukemia, his world collapsed. As a grief-stricken father, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tied to the Tracks Films, Inc. 2011

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SEM

Summary: "Poison on Tap is a compelling case study in how government at all levels can go very wrong and yet shows the power of the human spirit to overcome" - back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.43 POI

Siegel, Seth M.

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Seth M. Siegel shows how our drinking water got contaminated, what it may be doing to us, and what we must do to make it safe. If you thought America's drinking water problems started and ended in Flint, Michigan, thinkagain. From big cities and suburbs to the rural heartland, chemicals linked to cancer, heart disease, obesity, birth defects, and lowered IQ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Peterson, Megan Cooley

Summary: "Explains the journey water takes from water treatment plants to homes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1 Pet

Botts, Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7394 BOT
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 363.7394 BOT

Craughwell, Thomas J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paraclete Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 242.34 CRA

Porter, Michael E.

Summary: "Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. Rising costs, mounting quality problems, and increasing numbers of citizens without health insurance are unacceptable--and unsustainable. In Redefining Health Care, Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmstead Teisberg set forth a new vision of the health care system in which every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Reisig, Greg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fen's Rim Pub. 1999

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 628.1 Reisi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7394 PRO

Hanna-Attisha, Mona

1 hold on 38 copies

Summary: "The dramatic story of the signature environmental disaster of our time and an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power. Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan--in the name of austerity--shifted the source of its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon after, citizens began complaining about the water...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 615.9 HAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAN

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21 available in Adult Display, Call number: 921 HANNA-ATTISHA, MONA HAN
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HANNA-ATTISHA, MONA HAN

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Brown, Ken (Ken James)

Summary: Chicken thinks Scarecrow's hat will make a nice nest, but first she must swap with Badger, Crow, Sheep, Owl, and Donkey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BRO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J-P BRO Basket

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Govt. of Canada 1995

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 333.7 GRE

Egan, Dan

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Summary: The Great Lakes hold 20 percent of the world’s freshwater, and they provide food, work, and weekend fun for tens of millions of Americans. Yet they are under threat as never before. In a work of narrative reporting in the vein of Rachel Carson and Elizabeth Kolbert, prize-winning reporter Dan Egan delivers an eye-opening portrait of our nation’s greatest natural resource as it faces ecological...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.6 EGA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 577.6 EGA

Summary: The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WE RATED PG

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WE

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family We 2007

Summary: A shocking and outlandish year-in-the-life documentary about the White Family of Boone County, West Virginia's most notorious extended family, with shoot-outs, robberies, gas-huffing, drug dealing and using, pill popping, murders, and tap dancing. Nestled deep in the Appalachian Mountains, the White family glorifies their criminal behavior and lives an existence more like something from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIL

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WALLS

Johnson, Clint

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John F. Blair 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.55 JOH

Green, James R.

Summary: From before the dawn of the 20th century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. On one side were powerful corporations whose millions bought armed guards and political influence. On the other side were 50,000 mine workers, the nation’s largest labor union, and the legendary “miners’ angel,” Mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 GRE

Lebron, Christopher J

Summary: Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has become a powerful and uncompromising campaign demanding redress for the brutal and unjustified treatment of black bodies by law enforcement in the United States. The movement is only a few years old, but as Christopher J. Lebron argues in this book, the sentiment behind it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 LEB

Summary: Louis L'Amour's epic western saga of brothers who blazed a name across the untamed post-Civil War New Mexico frontier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SAC

Summary: Nuclear fusion has kept our Sun burning for five billion years. Might it be harnessed here on Earth as an energy source? This program illustrates the race to create artificial stars that can ensure humanity's earthbound survival. Several facilities and projects are profiled-including the Joint European Torus, or JET, which initiates nuclear fusion at a rate far higher than that inside the Sun;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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