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Love Canal


Love Canal was named after William T. Love, an entrepreneur who, in the 1890s, planned a canal connecting the Niagara River to ...

The Love Canal Tragedy | About EPA | US EPA


Quite simply, Love Canal is one of the most appalling environmental tragedies in American history. But that's not the most ... Perhaps it wasn't William T. Love's model city, but it was a solid, working-class community. For a while. On the first day ...

Love Canal :: Start of a Movement - Boston University


The history of Love Canal began in 1892 when William T. Love proposed connecting the upper and lower Niagara River by digging a canal six to seven miles

Love Canal - Center for Health, Environment & Justice


Mar 31, 2016 ... The history of Love Canal began in 1892 when William T. Love proposed connecting the upper and lower Niagara River by digging a canal six ...

Love Canal Images | New York Heritage


In 1953, Hooker Chemicals sold the Love Canal site to the City of Niagara Falls for $1 ... In early 1893, William T. Love, a former executive with the Western Railway ... Also in 1976, The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act established a ...

There's No Love Lost for Entrepreneur Who Envisioned Model City ...


May 16, 1993 ... Humming "Yankee Doodle," William T. Love came to town a century ago as a ... was stored and a ditch that keeps his name alive today--Love Canal, one ... heard of Love and could find no mention of him in local history books.

Love Canal - Class Web Sites - Colgate University


William T. Love came to the Niagara Falls region of New York in the 1890's with ... them and bringing the chemicals to the surface (Love Canal History, 2000).

Love Canal: A special Report to the Governor & Legislature


The landfill takes its name from William T. Love, whose plan it was in the 1890s ... In April 1953, Hooker sold the Love Canal property, to which it then held title, to the ... was immediately established and headquartered at the 99th Street School.

Love Canal - Public Health Time Bomb


Money and backing began to slip away from William Love and his Model City. ..... History of Females Prior to and During Residence on the Love Canal ...

Love Canal


History. ▫ William T. Love envisioned a canal connecting. Niagara River with Niagara Falls, which would generate electricity. ▫ This never happened due to ...

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Encyclopedia of Public Health Dictionary of American History The Columbia ... In 1894 entrepreneur William T. Love began building a canal to connect the ...

The Tragedy of the Love Canal • Damn Interesting


Oct 18, 2006 ... William T. Love came to 1890s Niagara Falls, New York, with hugely ambitious ... After reading about the history of the Love Canal in a local ...

Love Canal Disaster - Toxipedia


From 1942 to 1953 a landfill in the Niagara Falls area known was the love canal, ... and schools to be built over the landfill and people started to feel the effects of the ... Love Canal was named after the late 18th century entrepreneur William T.