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.


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