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Shows featuring Gayla Benefield

  • W.R. Grace Acquitted in Libby, Montana Asbestos Case Asbestos-web
    A federal jury in Montana acquitted W.R. Grace and Company and three of its former executives last Friday of knowingly exposing mine workers and residents of Libby, Montana, to asbestos poisoning and then covering up their actions. The government has called this the nation’s biggest environmental disaster. Hundreds of miners and residents of Libby have died, and at least 1,200 more have...
    May 12, 2009 | Story
  • A Town Suffering for Generations: Decades of Asbestos Exposure by W.R. Grace Mine Leave Hundreds Dead, 1,200+ Sickened in Libby Gayla-fam-double
    We broadcast from Missoula, Montana, where an environmental crimes trial is underway in what the government has called "the nation’s biggest environmental disaster." Hundreds of miners, their family members and townsfolk have died, and at least 1,200 have been sickened, from exposure to asbestos-containing ore from a mine in Libby, Montana, owned by W.R. Grace and Company. We...
    April 22, 2009 | Story