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An explanation of the mining of vermiculite and some of its uses.

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The small town of Libby is the site of the worst case of community-wide exposure to a toxic substance in U.S. history.

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The Libby, Montana filmmakers describe the devastating effects that asbestos poisoning has had on a community.

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EPA inspector Paul Peronard discusses the vermiculite tailings used to make the track at Libby High School.

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Libby resident Shelly Spencer talks about her fear of exposing her young kids to asbestos, which was used as insulation in their attic.

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EPA agent Paul Peronard talks about the industrial use of vermiculite.

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Earl Lovick was W. R. Grace's man in Libby. Residents still talk about him with a mixture of fondness and disbelief that he knew about the dangers of Zonolite.

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EPA inspector Paul Peronard talks about the kids of Libby's little league team, who were unknowingly exposed to asbestos.

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Alice Priest's husband died from asbestos poisoning, and she breathes out of an oxygen tank.

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Film Information

Libby, Montana (60 min.)

Premiere Date: August 28, 2007

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Filmmakers: Doug Hawes-Davis, Drury Gunn Carr | Interview | Statement

Press: Fact Sheet | Press Release

Filmmakers

Doug Hawes-Davis
Doug Hawes-Davis
Drury Gunn Carr
Drury Gunn Carr

Our life in america is not governed by the people, it's ruled by money and political wrangling. . . To the people of Libby, Montana my heart goes out to you, I wish there was something more that I could do or say!”

— Garion, Viewer

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Critical Acclaim

Libby. . . is definitely horrific . . . The film isn’t exactly the blood-stirring anti-corporate agitprop you might expect. The directors . . . chose to structure it like a mystery.”

&mdash Mike Hale, New York Times

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