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Author Brueckner, Martin.

Title Under corporate skies : a struggle between people, place and profit / Martin Brueckner and Dyann Ross ; foreword by Erin Brockovich
Published Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Press, 2010


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 W'BOOL  338.7673722 Bru/Ucs  AVAILABLE
Description 316 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Summary This book is about what happens to communities when they stand in the way of corporate profits. It is the story of a tiny town pitted against a strong corporate neighbour. With the help of international campaigner, Erin Brockovich, the small town of Yarloop in Western Australia is preparing a civil class action against Alcoa World Alumina. The struggle is over social, health and environmental concerns surrounding Alcoa's Wagerup alumina refiner
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Alcoa World Alumina Australia
Aluminum oxide industry -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- Yarloop (W.A.)
Community activists -- Australia -- Yarloop (W.A.)
Corporate governance -- Australia -- Yarloop (W.A.)
Social responsibility of business -- Australia -- Yarloop (W.A.)
Sustainable development -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Yarloop
Yarloop (W.A.) -- Politics and government.
Author Ross, Dyann.
ISBN 9781921361760 paperback