Love Canal: A legacy of doubt

Love Canal: A legacy of doubt [Video file]. (2015). New York Times Video Collection. Retrieved from
Once you have watched the video, locate and read the following article in the Academic OneFile in the CSU Online
Rosenberg, D. (2003). Love Canal’s long shadow 25 years later: Twenty-five years later, another New York town turns
toxic. Newsweek, 50. Retrieved from
After you have watched the video and read the article, answer the following questions.
1. How did the Love Canal incident influence the way we deal with toxic waste in America?
2. Do you think that the area around Love Canal should have been inhabited after the cleanup? Would you move
into such an area? Why, or why not?
3. What does the Blake family’s story indicate about the effectiveness of our hazardous waste regulations? What
more should be done to prevent situations like Hickory Woods?
4. Discuss your thoughts on how the health issues experienced by the Hickory Woods and Love Canal residents
should impact regulations. When public health impacts cannot be definitively linked to contamination, how should
the government respond?
Your response to EACH question must be a minimum of 200 words, and EACH response should contain at least one intext
citation. You should include your references at the end of the document. Any sources used, including the textbook,
must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APA citations
Course Book _ Pichtel, J. (2014). Waste management practices: Municipal, hazardous, and industrial (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL:
CRC Press.