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Richard Newman's 2016 book Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present takes readers on a journey through time as he examines one of the most infamous examples of environmental disasters in American history. Newman details an unfortunate series of events beginning with the creation of Love's Canal and concluding with the aftermath of the residential horror. Newman places the situation in Love Canal inside of a broader context by considering the various environmental justice movements taking place across the country at the time. Newman's "Love Canal" is not only a compelling narrative that brings awareness to a specific tragedy, but also a call to action that urges readers to confront their governments about environmental policies and work toward a more sustainable future.

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Higher Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Love Canal by Richard Newman



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