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-- -- Brockovich became -- household name after the movie about her life won an Oscar in 2000.
-- Donald seemed to think that -- do things that aggravate me instruments from.
Being ignored and being lied to -- lied and told me things and be fine they're not.
-- -- a movie Erin Brockovich has landed -- and launched a successful consulting business she's also the author of a new fictional thriller titled.
Rock bottom about industrial contamination and join us live.
Is the real life Erin Brockovich who as I just learned was born.
In Lawrence Kansas awarded to him in fact they care it's good to have yet you are calling this up cause novel rock bottom was -- Well and it's this cause a novel and we hope that will inspire.
Others to sprang to action to call action because in your in your firm that you've got to California and 25000.
People and organizations contact you.
Every month they say it we saw the movie we know that.
Out there yeah.
You knew that there was a problem with the ground water in California get a big judgment against power company out there we think we've got a problem -- already taken real life stories and kind of turned -- into you're.
Fictional account of what's going -- Absolutely we have a character her name is AJ and and she's very inspirational.
She was young woman she hasn't disabled child.
-- -- to go back home -- rock bottom.
And face and anxious and went to and she uncovers.
What's happening out there with mountaintop removal and some mining issues and she's a very inspirational character and it's based on.
Real situations and scenarios that are happening.
People come and they tell you their story of course you can't write about that because it hasn't -- indicated that's one of the problems if it.
If a person thinks there's a problem -- they think -- the natural thing is I'm gonna so.
Right if -- assumed it might take a decade in my past decade you might be dead before it's figured out absolutely and you know.
We're kind of stuck in that position there's there's an arm of agencies that are very -- and there's an arm and the judicial system that could take.
1015 years and there there's an arm of where we hope companies will come -- And clean up and that's exactly what needs to happen with a lot of these communities but they don't -- -- ago so they're gonna have to start turning back to themselves right.
To their community and begin to address those problems and one of the prob.
And -- is -- fact that the federal government and we were talking about this last week there is so much government overlap with these federal agencies.
Really nobody's watching the store when it comes to issues like that I'm actually really very concerned about that because as you -- I received 25 to 35000 inquiries a month coming in.
And I've started to generate -- so I can kind of look at where all these issues are.
And we're looking at over 700 individual sites right now -- and many of them are left over.
Ground water -- -- -- Superfund site or something that we've never come back to address for cleanup so.
There is a big apps and there's there's a huge -- connect and we've got to get back to -- after -- the movie came out with Julia Roberts and won the Oscar in 2000 people -- -- you know.
We really have to get involved we got to do something time passes at a slightly you know it doesn't affect me so why should I care and that's really you -- charge that's really didn't say it is and it is and I think it's hit home more so today than it even did then.
Going way back to nineteen anyone when I started 2000 when the movie came out all the way today the issue.
Is still here so we're still not addressing it and that people -- almost become reporting each student is they don't know where to put this information so they're giving it.
Over here enemy so I am hopeful with a book that we can get people a cost not of the spring to action did you drink the water the -- Analysts in -- I guess that's -- all right.
I think most people do and that's the scary part their rock rich her brand new cause novel is called rock bottom and it's true right and I guarantee you thank you and --
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