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Lessons From Toms River

A cautionary tale of pollutants as a cause of cancer

Event Details

Friday, February 28, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Dan Fagin, author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, will share the story of a New Jersey town with clusters of childhood cancer linked to air and water pollution from toxic industrial dumping by the local factory. Dan Fagin is the Director of the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and an Associate Professor at New York University.