A regional environmental disaster

Suddenly there’s a desert in a region that receives almost 60 inches of rain a year. That desert in the middle of the lush, diversified Southern Appalachian forest took Atlanta attorney Duncan Maysilles by surprise, as he tells in his book Ducktown smoke: the fight over one of the South's greatest environmental disasters. He reads from his book and reveals his research in this podcast. (Recorded October 16, 2013)