For some Toms River residents, the filming of "Amityville Horror" in the late 1970s and its subsequent and less memorable sequels of the 1980s, was in fact a real life nightmare.
Unsuspecting pregnant mothers who drank the water bore children who didn’t have a chance. movies available for streaming and on DVD/Blu-ray. Will environmental rollbacks bring back 'toxic' town? More:A message from Ocean County mom with stage 4 breast cancer, More:Toms River once hoped to buy Ciba property for $15 million, Politics:Bernie Sanders gets Danny DeVito endorsement in 2020 presidential race. All Rights reserved. ", "Everyone ends up in the same damned place. This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb. Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation traces the story of a New Jersey town plagued by two generations of toxic waste dumping.
The book is an exposé about a group of families who fought to hold a government and industry accountable for the damage from industrial waste that created a deadly cancer cluster in their seaside New Jersey town. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the... "Miss World 1970: The launch of a revolution", "If it chooses you, nothing can save you. Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, by Dan Fagin (Bantam Books) Share: Twitter Facebook Email A book that deftly combines investigative reporting and historical research to probe a New Jersey seashore town's cluster of childhood cancers linked to water and air pollution. Reach her at @OglesbyAPP, email@example.com or 732-557-5701. - See 79 traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Toms River, NJ, at Tripadvisor. 582 were here. ", "The Helen Reddy story and the song that inspired a revolution", 'Shithouse' Interviews with Cooper Raiff & Jay Duplass. Its author, Dan … Marquee Cinemas Orchard 10: Clean modern movie theater. A film company owned by actor Danny DeVito has optioned the screen rights of an award-winning book about a Toms River chemical spill and cancer cluster. The book was adapted into a television miniseries of the same name in 1990. Overview. But we’ve got you covered, with movies available for streaming and on DVD/Blu-ray.
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Children were developing cancer at alarming rates, and they were finally scientifically linked to local air and water pollution that stemmed from large chemical companies using Toms River as their private dumping ground. EXCLUSIVE: Danny DeVito’s Jersey Film’s 2nd Avenue has optioned the screen rights to Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Dan Fagin. Fagin's book tells the story of waste dumping in Toms River, the investigation into the chemical contamination, and the children in Toms River who were affected with various forms of cancer. Blind Faith maintains that to the affluent residents of Toms River, New Jersey, Marshall was a devoted family man and respected member of the community. Due to COVID-19 concerns, you may be seeing few showtimes (or none at all) for theaters near you. OPEN daily 10AM until 2AM Copyright © 2020 Penske Business Media, LLC. The author is a professor of journalism and the director of the Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program at New York University and spent 15 years as environmental writer for Newsday. They buried tens of thousands of leaky drums in open pits and discharging billions of gallons of acid-laced wastewater into the town’s namesake river.
"This story could not be in more capable hands.". Search local showtimes and buy movie tickets before going to the theater on Moviefone. Jersey Film’s 2nd Avenue is represented by CAA; Fagin is represented by CAA on behalf of Jane Dystel of Dystel, Goderich & Bourret.
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