Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

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Index
Abernathy, L. H., 73
Absentee ownership, 45, 51, 145
Acid condensation plants, 125; acid production at, 196, 197; of DSC&I, 177–78, 179, 196; facilities closed in 2001, 245; Georgia smoke suit spurred, 7, 177, 194, 218, 221; hopes for, 7, 173–74, 178, 180, 187, 195–96; profitability of, 7, 157–58, 211–12; science of, 173–74; and sulfur dioxide emissions, 194, 197, 198, 199, 221, 235; of TCC, 158, 177, 179, 187, 192, 196, 201, 290 (n. 7)
Acid rain, 5, 43, 127
Adams, Randolph, 122, 232
Agriculture, 51; of Cherokees, 18, 19; in Ducktown Basin, 46–47, 219–20; impact of sulfur dioxide emissions on, 13, 43, 49, 84, 158–59, 171, 198. See also Farmers
Air Quality Act (1967), 43
Allen, John, 62
Allen, N. Q., 75
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 150, 151
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 50
American Forestry Association, 150–51
American Smelting (ASARCO), 171, 172
Amount in controversy requirement, 73, 272 (n. 37)
Anaconda Copper, 44, 251, 252–53
Anderson, J. W., 85, 183
Andrews, Richard N. L., 8
Angelico Peak, 15, 16
Antipauper law, 62–63, 65, 78, 81–82
Appalachian Mountain Club of New England, 150–51
Appalachian Mountains. See Southern Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian National Forest Association, 154
Appalachian National Park Association of the South Atlantic States, 150–51
Arbitration, 208, 216, 217, 218, 221
Arsenic, 44, 171, 243
Akin, James, 159
Atlanta Constitution, 39–40, 101, 147, 154, 176; on copper industry, 66, 95–96, 239; and Georgia smoke suit, 89–90, 94, 97, 107–8, 110, 155; on pollution, 240–41, 244; Shippen columns for, 154, 208, 283 (n.36)
Attorney fees, 207–8; contingent-fee contracts, 52, 69–70, 271 (n. 28)
Bain, S. M., 203
Balancing-of-interests tests: chancery courts and, 62, 63, 75, 76, 81; and interstate pollution, 94; in Mountain Copper case, 162, 166; and nuisance law, 61, 79; Supreme Court and, 166
Barclay, Robert Edward, 119, 122, 177, 230, 264 (n. 36); calls Ducktown a desert, 4; Ducktown Back in Raht’s Time, 32, 261 (n. 23); on Ducktown’s ethnic composition, 45; on Fortunes Washed Away, 231; The Railroad Comes to Ducktown, 35, 261 (n. 23)
Barnes, J. H., 71
Barnes lawsuits. See Ducktown Sulphur, Copper & Iron Co. v. Barnes
Barnhardt, Wilton, 4
Barrett, Charles S., 188, 189, 218, 288 (nn. 49, 52)
Barton, R. M., Jr., 75–76
Bartram, William, 20–21
Baruch, Bernard, 9, 212, 214
Beckler, David, 237–38
Bell, A. J., 43, 47
Bell Creek, 247
Bierce, Ambrose, 81
Big Frog Mountain, 15, 16
Blacks, 39–40, 45, 96
Blue Ridge Dam, 243
Blue Ridge Mountains, 15, 36, 100, 152

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