March 1st, 2006

we'll all float on okay

Paved Paradise - A Wal-Mart negligence photo essay

"Quite simply, protecting our environment is simply the right thing to do."
~Mike Duke, executive vice president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart USA

Before being transformed into a six-acre parking lot and shopping center, which now lies abandoned, this area used to be a thriving tree farm. It was shut down in order to build a nine-acre Wal-Mart Super Center just a block away on the same former tree farm. Water contamination and soil erosion now plague the area.

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