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Georgia Enters the Fray

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.8
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes how frustration was eating up Georgia farmers in the Ducktown Basin. Each growing season brought another round of dismay as acid from the smoky clouds killed the fruits of ... More


The Ducktown Desert and Georgia's First Smoke Suit

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.9
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on Attorney General John C. Hart's six-hundred-mile trip from Atlanta to Washington, D.C. The occasion was Hart's first appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court in Georgia's ... More


Attorney General Hart, the National Farmers Union, and the Search for a Remedy, 1907–1910

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.12
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on Attorney General John C. Hart's great legal victory for the state in Georgia v. Tennessee Copper Co., in which he enjoyed neither the sense of finality nor the financial ... More


Environmental Justice in the Courts

Elizabeth Gross and Paul Stretesky

in Failed Promises: Evaluating the Federal Government's Response to Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028837
eISBN:
9780262327138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028837.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter considers the role of the judicial system in addressing environmental inequalities. The authors begin the chapter with a careful review of empirical studies of environmental litigation ... More


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