Love Canal Tragedy Reaction Paper

After reading the first-hand account from EPA site and also watching the videos, please write a short reaction paper (1-2 pages) about the Love Canal tragedy.  I would like for you to focus on two issues:  

1) The failure of government to properly regulate both prior to and during the disaster. 

2) The effect of the measures taken to clean up the mess.  What lessons were learned? 



Love Canal: Case study in soil contamination



The Love Canal Disaster: Toxic Waste in the Neighborhood | Retro Report | The New York Times