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Tom's River: An all too-familiar story of industrial pollution with a twist

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Corporation X pollutes Town Y.

Townspeople get sick.

But the story of Tom's River, NJ is a little different. The people living along the river, did some sleuthing and connected the dots between the polluter and the illnesses.

Environmental journalist Dan Fagin has written about this in a new book. It's called Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation.