Environmental Problems Love Canal: Case Study In Soil Contamination

Environmental Problems Love Canal: Case Study In Soil Contamination

After Watching the Love canal environmental pollution cases study on the website (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrWtd1P-NoU). Answer the following questions.
1. What is the “Love Canal”?
2. What was the purpose of building the love canal?
3. Why did the Love canal project stop?
4. What do people/industries use the love canal for after the project stopped?
5. By 1953, the canal was filled with over 20 tons of chemicals. What were those chemicals?
6. How much did the chemical company sold the west disposal land to the school?
7. What were some of the health problems that the residents in the area suffered from?
8. What Happened in the spring of 1980?
9. How long did it take to evacuate all the residents front love canal area, which?
10. What measures (remediation) were taken to solve the environmental problem in love canal?
11. Out of the over 40 chemicals, what are some of chemicals that leached out of the Love canal disposal site?
12. What are the new concerns after 35 years of the initial incidence in the love canal area?

Environmental Problems Love Canal: Case Study In Soil Contamination

13. Write half a page to a page summary of the Love canal story, evaluate who/which body is responsible at different times such as- A) The waste disposal site was closed by simply covering with clay and soil. B) Even if the deed had a warning about the chemical the school bought the land for a $1. C)The residents in the area were not notified about the chemicals when they bought their houses D) If you were there then what would you do? Would you live in the Love canal area today? Why or why not?

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