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Chromium-Laced Talk by Award-Winning Author Tom Belton at Main Library’s NJ Room on Saturday, 12/3

Protecting New Jersey’s Environment, From Cancer Alley to the New Garden State

won 2011 Honor Award from NJ Council for the Humanities

 

JAuthor Tom BeltonERSEY CITY, NJ   November 22, 2011 – With a prestigious award in tow, author Tom Belton will discuss and read from his book, Protecting New Jersey’s Environment, From Cancer Alley to the New Garden State, in the New Jersey Room of Jersey City’s Main Library, 472 Jersey Avenue, on Saturday, December 3 at 11 a.m.

A scientist with a 25-year career at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Belton’s muse came from his life, as stated in the New Jersey Council for the Humanities description for his award as a 2011 Honor Book, “His brother died of leukemia, his father of lymphoma. Thomas Belton wanted to find out why. Did growing up next to abandoned factories, swimming in polluted waters, playing atop buried hazardous waste have anything to do with it?” Continue reading Chromium-Laced Talk by Award-Winning Author Tom Belton at Main Library’s NJ Room on Saturday, 12/3

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