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Event Coverage of Environmental Protest in Kettleman City (California)
Contributing Organization
Radio Bilingue (Fresno, California)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/375-28ncjz41
Description
This audio covers a bilingue protest in Kettleman City over the potential addition of a toxic waste incinerator to a landfill site operated by Waste Management Company. In 1989, Esperanza Maya and other community leaders in the predominantly Hispanic town organized protests against the company, citing environmental concerns. Facing a community organized lawsuit, the company pulled its plans in 1992.
Created
1989-02-19
Asset type
Raw Footage
Topics
Social Issues
Spanish Language
Creator
Radio Bilingue, Producing Organization
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:01:00;00?
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Citation
Chicago: “Event Coverage of Environmental Protest in Kettleman City (California),” 1989-02-19, Radio Bilingue, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed July 21, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_375-28ncjz41.
MLA: “Event Coverage of Environmental Protest in Kettleman City (California).” 1989-02-19. Radio Bilingue, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. July 21, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_375-28ncjz41>.
APA: Event Coverage of Environmental Protest in Kettleman City (California). Boston, MA: Radio Bilingue, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_375-28ncjz41