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UC Hosts Photo Exhibit Documenting
Environmental Suffering in Winona, Texas

Date: July 17, 2001
By: Marianne Kunnen-Jones
Phone: (513) 556-1826
Photo By: Tammy Cromer-Campbell(c)
Archive: Campus News


Jeremy

WHAT: The Sixth Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment at the University of Cincinnati will feature a photo exhibit, "Fruit of the Orchard: Pollution, Environmental Justice and Social Responsibility." The exhibit features 30 black-and-white photos focusing on the human consequences that many Winona, Texas residents believe have resulted from toxic emissions and contamination caused by Gibraltar, a closed toxic-waste injection-well facility.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Tammy Cromer-Campbell of Longview, Texas.

EXAMPLE OF IMAGES: Cousins Jamesia Cooper and Bianca Jones of Winona, Texas, are just two of the faces featured. Jamesia has albinism, respiratory problems and sensitivity to sunlight. Bianca suffers respiratory problems and a skin disorder.

OPENING RECEPTION: 4-6 p.m. Friday, July 27

EXHIBIT LOCATION: UC's Health Sciences Library, Room E001, Medical Sciences Building (on E-level) on Albert Sabin Way across from Holmes. Parking: MSB Garage.

HOURS/DATES: July 26-Aug. 24, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and noon-10 p.m. Sunday.

INFORMATION: (513) 558-5627. Admission is free and open to the public.

HOST: University of Cincinnati's Center for Environmental Communication Studies in the Department of Communication.

CONFERENCE WEB SITE: www.esf.edu/ecn/conf01.htm

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