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6 edition of Love Canal found in the catalog.

Love Canal

my story

by Lois Marie Gibbs

  • 230 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Love Canal Chemical Waste Landfill (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Love Canal Chemical Waste Landfill (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1982.

      StatementLois Marie Gibbs as told to Murray Levine.
      SeriesAn Evergreen book
      ContributionsLevine, Murray, 1928-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD181.N72 N513 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3506724M
      ISBN 100394179943
      LC Control Number82047996
      OCLC/WorldCa8554308

      Nov 26,  · Retro Report: Thirty-five years after Love Canal became the symbol of the dangers of toxic waste in residential neighborhoods, the story has resurfaced. Read. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      Newman (Freedom’s Prophet), a historian and environmentalist, diligently digs into how and why Love Canal became “perhaps the world’s most famous toxic trash heap.” Located near Niagara Falls. Such was the account given by Region 2 EPA administrator Eckhardt C. Beck upon returning from a visit to Love Canal, a neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York.

      Jun 14,  · Today, "Love Canal" is synonymous with the struggle for environmental health and justice. But in , when Lois Gibbs moved there with her husband and new baby, it was simply a modest neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York. How did this community Author: Lois Marie Gibbs. Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch Queue Queue.


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The young housewife who organized the residents of the Love Canal neighborhood to publicize their plight and protest to state and federal officials updates the struggle to persuade government officials to actCited by: Requesting the book Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present by Richard S.

Newman was personal. I have lived near two toxic waste sites left by Hooker Chemicals. I was born in Tonawanda, NY an old industrialized area along the Niagara River. My hometown dump contains radioactive waste from the Manhattan hankins-farms.com by: 5.

Love Canal was a neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York. The neighborhood is known infamously as the location of a acre (28 ha; sq mi; km 2) landfill which became the cause of a massive environmental pollution disaster harming the health of hundreds of residents, culminating in an extensive Superfund cleanup hankins-farms.com: Niagara Falls.

Love Canal A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present Richard S. Newman. The first book to place Love Canal in a long history of industrialization around Niagara Love Canal book, stretching back to colonial times; Places grassroots environmental protest in a national and global context.

This is a book about a normal housewife from Niagra Falls who became a sensation when she challenged her Love Canal book country to clean up her town which was built on the Love canal which was a toxic waste dumping site/5. It is human suffering and strength that make Love Canal not a story of dollars, logistics, statistics, tables of numbers, and lists of unpronounceable, polysyllabic organic compounds; rather, it is the story of individuals and families, of feelings, and hankins-farms.coms: 1.

Sep 22,  · The canal was turned into a municipal and industrial chemical dumpsite. Landfills can of course be an environmentally acceptable method of hazardous waste disposal, assuming they are properly sited, managed, and regulated. Love Canal will always remain a perfect historical example of how not to run such an operation.

Nov 07,  · The book is split chronologically into three sections: the history of the Love Canal site and why chemicals were dumped there, how Love Canal erupted in into a disaster that merited a national-level response, and what lessons are to be gleaned from the disaster.

Case Study: The Love Canal Disaster One of the most famous and important examples of groundwater pollution in the U.S. is the Love Canal tragedy in Niagara Falls, New York. It is important because the pollution disaster at Love Canal, along with similar pollution calamities at that time (Times Beach, Missouri and Valley of Drums, Kentucky), helped to create Superfund, a federal program Author: Matthew R.

Fisher. Oct 18,  · The profound and devastating effects of the Love Canal tragedy, in terms of human health and suffering and environmental damage, cannot and probably will never be fully measured [w]e cannot undo the damage that has been wrought at Love Canal but we can take appropriate preventive measures so that we are better able to anticipate and hopefully.

Love Canal Lois Gibbs was raising her family in Love Canal, near Niagara Falls in upstate New York, in when she discovered that her home and those of her neighbors were sitting next to 20, tons of toxic chemicals.

That shocking discovery spurred Lois to. Love Canal: Science, Politics and People by Levine, Adeline Gordon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hankins-farms.com Love Canal Homeowners Association (LCHA) was established in August of to give the community a voice in the decisions made during the Love Canal environmental crisis.

LCHA membership consisted of approximately families living within a block area surrounding the Love Canal landfill. NIAGARA FALLS — Thirty-five years after Love Canal’s oozing toxic waste scared away a neighborhood and became a symbol of environmental catastrophe, history could be repeating itself.

New res. Aug 04,  · This circa photo shows Love Canal before it was contaminated. The canal was built by William T. Love in as a failed attempt to connect the Upper and Lower Niagara hankins-farms.com: Colin Dabkowski. Love Canal book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Love Canal book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. (who also wrote a few books on her experience at Love Canal). I grew up not very far from Love Canal and was just a tween when the whole story grew nationwide. It made a definite impression/5.

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Today, “Love Canal” is synonymous with the struggle for environmental health and justice. But inwhen Lois Gibbs moved there with her husband and new baby, it was simply a modest neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York.

RIT professor’s new book revisits Love Canal. James Goodman, Democrat & Chronicle. Professor Richard Newman chronicles the history of health & environmental activism of Lois Gibbs during her time in Love Canal. This is the foundation of the movement behind the Center for Health, Environment, &.

Immediately download the Love Canal summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or.

The Love Canal people chanted and cursed at meetings with state officials, cried on the telephone, burned an effigy of the health commissioner, traveled to Albany with a makeshift child’s coffin.InLove Canal, located near Niagara Falls in upstate New York, was a nice little working-class enclave with hundreds of houses and a school.

It just happened to sit atop 21, tons of toxic industrial waste that had been buried underground in the s and '50s by a local company.Gibbs has authored several books about the Love Canal story and the effects of toxic waste. The earlier and most quoted is Love Canal. My story, written with Murray Levine and published in Her story was dramatized in the made-for-TV movie Lois Gibbs: the Love Canal Story, in which she was played by Marsha Mason.

Awards and honorsAwards: Goldman Environmental Prize, The Heinz .