Love Canal

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Angela Donohue Tamara Heinemann Env-226-201 7 May 2013 Tragedy at the Love Canal A quite family neighborhood would awake one day to find themselves the center of one of the most devastating environmental disasters of all time. Originally designed as a dream community and named for William Love the owner of the tract of land in Niagara Falls, New York it would later become a life and law changing event. When the original plans for the canal were considered it was thought to be an economical way to bring a cheap source of power to the would be development, but William Love struggled to find the path he needed to turn his dreams into a reality. By 1920 the land was turned…show more content…
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