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Well, Titans were mythical gods who were overthrown by the younger Olympian gods.
But Titan is a cement company that wants to come in from the outside (Greece!) and poison the children, my daughter included, of the town of Wilmington, North Carolina. How are they going to do that? By producing a million or so tons of cement which produces deadly mercury which will float into the air.
Speaking of conservative, our town is. Southern and kind of Christian and all that. But even in this conservative town people are appalled by the idea that these newcomers might come in and poison people (though we are all pretty excited that they may bring as many as 6-11 new jobs to our area.) They have of course made a lot of promises about how safe their facility will be, but I think we only need look to the Gulf to know that that is the tune all corporations play.
Here’s a movie called “Stop the Titan Hippies” that I made with a student activism group called “The Eco Avengers.”
And here’s the complete A Child’s Guide to Titan: