When Louisianan Pat Melacon & Emelda West lead a protest against a chemical company threatening to pollute their water, they have to battle their elected officials as well.
Sam, daughter of a famous scientist, has stayed behind when almost everyone else fled to Io because of pollution, when she is visited by Micah who wants her & her father to leave.
In upstate NY a Protestant minister, teetering between faith & despair because of the death of his son in war & his resulting divorce, becomes radicalize by the suicide of an environmentalist.
The exciting true story of the neglect of a deep sea oil rig by British Petroleum & the heroism of the crew in dealing with the resulting catastrophe is told.
A mini-skirted single mother works for a law firm & discovers a power company is polluting the water killing its neighbors. At her urging her boss sues.