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Taking Back Our Town

Taking Back Our Town

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Monday, December 10, 2001 N/A
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  • Season: 2001-2002
  • Network: Lifetime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Social Issue, True Story, Environmental

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Plot Synopsis

In the small town of Convent, Louisiana a housewife, Pat Melancon, discovers that a huge Japanese corporation plans to build a petrochemical plant that would emit five hazardous chemicals into the town's air and water supply. Desperate to take action she enlists the aid of outspoken activist, Emelda West. Together the woman spearhead a grassroots movement to prevent the toxic project. With guts and determination their passion eventually wins out over powerful bureaucratic forces.


Production Company:

  • Schreckinger Comm. Co. IAW Hearst Ent.

Production Type:

  • In-House
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