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During the 1990s, residents in Chester, Pennsylvania, a predominantly poor African-American community, organized a movement to stop the ongoing permitting of waste treatment facilities in their city. The decades-long history of increasing pollution, grievances and the grassroots struggle to halt the city's clustering of commercial and hazardous waste facilities is chronicled in this documentary.

Discover the importance of community involvement and the power of grassroots efforts.
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