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Unif Title Frontline (Television program). Poisoned waters.
Title Frontline. Poisoned waters [videorecording] / a Frontline co-production with Hedrick Smith Productions, Inc. ; senior producer and correspondent, Hedrick Smith ; producer, Marc Shaffer ; written by Hedrick Smith & Rick Young ; directed by Rick Young.
Publication [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation, [2009]
Distribution [Arlington, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video
Copyright date ©2009
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo
NTSC
video file region 1
Call # DVD 363.7394 F
System Req DVD, Region 1, NTSC, widescreen format, enhanced for 16x9 televisons; stereo.
Note Closed-captioned.
Videodisc release of the 2009 television broadcasting.
Performer Correspondent, Hedrick Smith.
Credits Principal camera, Peter Pearce, Foster Wiley; editor, Penny Trams ; original music, Eric Kaye.
Summary "More than three decades after the Clean Water Act, two iconic waterways--the great coastal estuaries of Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay--are in perilous condition. With polluted runoff still flowing in from industry, agriculture and massive suburban development, scientists fear contamination to the food chain and drinking water for millions of people. A growing list of endangered species also is threatened in both estuaries. Poisoned Waters examines the rising hazards to human health and the ecosystem and why it's so hard to keep our waters clean"--Container.
Contents Introduction -- Imperiled Chesapeake Bay -- Once we cared-- -- One of the biggest pollution sources? -- Regulating the poultry industry -- The startling new contaminants -- What we don't know -- Puget sound, hot spot for PCB's -- Seattle's Duwamish River -- A lesson from South Park -- #1 menace to waterways -- Save the forest, save the waters -- D.C.'s development sprawl -- Arlington, Va. : a showcase for smart growth--Credits.
Audience Not rated.
Subject Water -- Pollution -- Maryland.
Water -- Pollution -- Virginia.
Water -- Pollution -- Washington.
Water -- Pollution -- Physiological effect.
Water -- Pollution -- Environmental aspects.
Puget Sound (Wash.) -- Ecology.
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- Ecology.
Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Agricultural pollution -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Factory and trade waste -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Marine pollution -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Cities and towns -- Growth -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Genre Environmental television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Addl. Author Smith, Hedrick. Author of screenplay. Producer. Reporter.
Shaffer, Marc. Producer.
Young, Rick. Author of screenplay. Director.
Hedrick Smith Productions.
WGBH Educational Foundation.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Home Video.
Alt Title Poisoned waters
Addl. Title Frontline (Television program)
ISBN 9780793670680 :
0793670683 :
Standard # 841887010696

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