This page is a searchable version of the original archive page found here:

http://www.mission-texas.com/library/media.htm

This section contains various multimedia publications reporting on the contamination in Mission.

 

For photographs of the community, please visit our PICTURES page.

 

Please visit LA PLATICA BLOG to read commentary on the Mission struggle  by Mission residents, activists, and writers.

 

 

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Video Audio Art Articles Presentations/Handouts
Video
 

Helena Battle Continues, Vigil Held to Mark 10 Year Anniversary / KRVG TV / Rio Grande Valley, Texas

 

Citizens living near the plant give agency an earful / KRVG TV / Rio Grande Valley, Texas

 

Mission Documentary Preview  of “Rolando”  /  Chopped/extracted for presentation at Oberlin College, OH

 

Mission Documentary Preview of “Dolores”  /  Chopped/extracted for presentation at Oberlin College, OH

 

Supreme Court of Texas Clears the Way For Class Action Lawsuit  /  KRVG TV  /  Rio Grande Valley, Texas

 

Mission Documentary Trailer 

 

Helena Chemical Plant Cleaned Up?  /  KGBT TV  /  Harlingen, Texas

 

Ex Worker Says Chemicals Dumped on Land  /  KRVG TV  /  Rio Grande Valley, Texas

 

Neighborhood Suspects House Built on Contaminated Soil  /  KRVG TV  /  Rio Grande Valley, Texas

 

Results of Mission Soil Sample Released  /  KRVG TV  /  Rio Grande Valley, Texas

 

Mission Residents Wait for Settlements  /  KRVG TV  /  Rio Grande Valley, Texas

 

Audio
 

People of Earth Radio Show  /  KPFT – Houston  /  Oct. 5 2007 Interview (Takes some time to upload, large file)

 

A Corrido by:   Los Papiz  /  Title:  Venga Naciones Unidas A Mission, Texas (Come United Nations to Mission, Texas)

 

A Corrido by: Los Gavilanes de Mario Saenz y Beto Cano  /  Title:  Quimicas Peligrosas  (Dangerous Chemicals)

 

Art
 

From The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

 

 

From The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

 

 

From The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

 

 

 

From The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

 

 

Former Mission Resident  /  Mission, Texas

 

 

 

 

From The Mission Times  /  Mission, Texas

Click here for a link to the 1949 article.

Articles
 

ILL EFFECTS:  Stain of Hayes-Sammons site lingers in many lives it changed  /  The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Trailer for Mission Superfund documentary to be screened locally  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Toxic Exposure from Mission Superfund site to be discussed at UTPA  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

We still want Clinton to visit Mission Superfund siteRio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

EPA to start dismantling Mission chemical mixing plant building this monthRio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Prayer Vigil Held For Mission Superfund site Families  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Pesticide Suit Returns to Courtroom  /  San Antonio Express News  /  San Antonio, Texas

 

Salinas vs. Salinas Court Battle Looming  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Slow Death, Slower Justice: How Pesticides Poisoned South Mission but No One Is Responsible  /  The Texas Observer  /  Austin, Texas

 

Mission Residents May Finally Get Day in Court  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Mission Postcard Project  /  UT Austin MEChA  /  Austin, Texas

 

Dirty Politics Is One Thing But Mutating Residents Is Another  /  The Paper of South Texas  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Salinas Promises to Keep Fighting for Sick Mission Residents  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

The Environmental Massacre of Mission Texas  /  Final Call News  /  Washington D.C.

 

Mission Residents Happy with Supreme Court Ruling  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Hope Is A Beautiful Thing  /  La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

Bhopal in Our Backyard  /  AID Austin Reflection on Mission Reality Tour

Congressman Lloyd Doggett Responds  /  Official Email to Mission Texas Coaltion  /  Washington D.C.

 

Indian Students Compare Bhopal and Mission  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper   /  McAllen, Texas

 

Report: Border Health Care Lacking  /  The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

 Mission Residents Say Give Us Katrina Homes  /  Rio Grande Guardian Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Kill Em Before They Get Started  /  The Mission Times  /  Mission, Texas

 

Chemical Plant Report Public  /  The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Congressman Lloyd Doggett to Address Mission Regarding EPA Results  / The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Bringing Balance to the Table of Justice  /  La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

 

Town Sues Companies for Dumping Toxic Waste  /  Daily Texan Newspaper  /  Austin, Texas

 

Congressman Lloyd Doggett Takes Action  /  Official Letter to EPA  /  Washington D.C.

 

From Within  /  La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

 

City of Mission Official Investigated by FBI  /  The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Walking Through Hell for a Heavenly Cause  /  La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

 

Justice for All…Where Is It?  /  La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

 

Killing Fields of Texas  /  La Voz de Esperanza Magazine  /  San Antonio, Texas

 

City Plans to Demolish Contaminated Warehouse  /  The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Miraculous apparitions of crosses in Mission  /  La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

 

Chemical Plant Owner Says City is Ignoring Him  /  The Monitor Newspaper  /  McAllen, Texas

 

Attack of the Toxic Bats  /  La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

 

Killing Fields of Texas  / La Nueva Raza Newspaper  /  Texas

 

DDT Man Lives  /  Dallas Morning Star  /  Dallas, Texas

 

Article from 1980 that was published in Dallas after EPA’s findings  /  Dallas Morning Star  /  Dallas, Texas

 

Presentations/Handouts
Press Release and Invitation to Mission documentary trailer – April 6, 2008

 

UTPA Sponsors Platica on Mission Contamination – Thurs, Mar 27, 2008

 

PowerPoint presentation on Mission, Texas for Oberlin College Lecture

 

Invitation to presentation on Mission, Texas at Oberlin College, OH

 

Enhancing Public Awareness of Potential Environmental Hazards Using GIS and Photojournalism – Mission, Texas

 

The State of Human Affairs: A Report From Mission, Texas

Presented at Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C.

 

A Direct Assault: Chemicals and Conspiracies – Mission, Texas

Presented at Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C.

Mission Policy Brief Powerpoint

Mission Reality Tour Invitation

Mission Realty Tour Handout

Texas Supreme Court Handout on Mission Case

 

Invitation to Mission Hearing at Texas Supreme Court