Love Canal, New York

Upsate New York. Buffalo, New York. A wood cane and eyeglasses. There is one item – a foot long item. A property deed tied to the American dream gone wrong. 1977 at Niagra Falls, NY there was a great place called Love Canal. In December 1977 there was a horrifying problem. Eailed Vault Effort Failed.1942-1953 a local chemical company dumped toxic chemicals. Lois found out in 1953 the site was covered over and sold to the Niagra Falls Board of Education. The toxic waste had an impact on people.

Skin rashes, asthma, cancers. The landscape at Love Canal is poison.

October 1 was the day President Jimmy Carter signed a bill relocating residents of Love Canal.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s