The Road to Love Canal: Managing Industrial Waste Before

The Road to Love Canal: Managing Industrial Waste Before


  • Hardcover
  • 217 pages
  • The Road to Love Canal: Managing Industrial Waste Before Epa
  • Craig E. Colten
  • English
  • 14 October 2016
  • 9780292711822

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The Road to Love Canal: Managing Industrial Waste Before Epa❮PDF / Epub❯ ✅ The Road to Love Canal: Managing Industrial Waste Before Epa Author Craig E. Colten – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk The toxic legacy of Love Canal vividly brought the crisis in industrial waste disposal to public awareness across the United States and led to the passage of the Superfund legislation in 1980 To disco The toxic to Love eBook ☆ legacy of Love Canal vividly brought the crisis in industrial waste disposal to public awareness across the United States and led to the passage of the Superfund legislation in To discover why disasters like Love Canal have occurred and whether they could have been averted with knowledge available to waste managers of the time this book examines industrial waste disposal before the formation of the Environmental Protection Agency in Colten and Skinner build their study around three key uestions First what was known before about the hazards The Road PDF/EPUB ² of certain industrial wastes and their potential for causing public health problems Second what were the technical capabilities for treating or containing wastes during that time And third what factors other than technical knowledge guided the actions of waste managers before the enactment of explicit federal laws The authors find that significant information about the hazards of industrial wastes existed before Their explanations of why this knowledge did not prevent the toxic legacy now facing us will be essential reading for environmental historians and lawyers public health personnel and concerned citizens.