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Love Canal

  • Alastair Hay
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Part of the Disaster Research in Practice book series (DRP)

Abstract

Disposal of dioxin-contaminated soil at Seveso presents a problem which remains as yet unresolved. Soil containing 250 g of dioxin lies untouched in the contaminated area designated “Zone A” as the authorities debate how to deal with the situation. Many now seem to favor the only real option open to them—burial in a deep landfill in the middle of the zone.

Keywords

Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Waste Phenoxyacetic Acid Love Canal Unexposed Control Group 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alastair Hay
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  1. 1.Department of Chemical PathologyThe University of LeedsLeedsEngland

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