|Main Author:||Ploughman, Penelope, 1955-|
Arcadia Pub, 2013
Images of America.
Chemical plants > Waste disposal > Environmental aspects > New York (State) > Niagara Falls > Pictorial works.
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to build a model city and power canal. The neighborhood emerged in the 1970s as an environmental nightmare and harbinger of the worldwide hazardous waste crisis. Photographs in Love Canal tell the story of the community's early development and the subsequent use of the canal by Hooker Electrochemical Company to discard industrial chemical waste from 1942 to 1953. In the late 1970s, the seemingly dormant dump began to leak, and residents found themselves in a slowly unfolding nightmare, learning that the waste dumped in the canal decades before was not simply garbage but actually a toxic brew of dangerous chemicals that were hazardous to life, health, and property.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
|1||Harnessing Niagara: The Beginning||p. 9|
|2||William T. Love's Dream: 1893-1912||p. 29|
|3||Sowing the Seeds of a Nightmare: 1913-1952||p. 43|
|4||American Dream: 1953-1975||p. 49|
|5||The Nightmare Unfolds: 1976-May 1978||p. 57|
|6||Awakening, Awareness, and Response: June 1978-October 1980||p. 63|
|7||Neighborhood Revitalization: 1981-2012||p. 111|
|8||Lessons of Love Canal: The Future||p. 125|
Love Canal : pollution crisis /
By: Bryan, Nichol, 1958- Published: (2004)
Love Canal /
By: Reed, Jennifer, 1967- Published: (2002)
Love Canal : toxic waste tragedy /
By: Sherrow, Victoria. Published: (2001)
- Habitability of the Love Canal area : an analysis of the technical basis for the decision on the habitability of the emergency declaration area. Published: (1983)
- Love Canal follow-up health study : project report to ATSDR : public comment draft / Published: (2006)