Unit I Essay

 

Locate the following video in the General OneFile database in the CSU Online Library: Love Canal: A legacy of doubt [Video file]. (2015). New York Times Video Collection. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCT351695363&v=2.1&u=oran95108&it=r&p=ITOF&sw=w&asid=49 05c27b0a100ea0288d8cb5bc60b8e2

 

Once you have watched the video, locate and read the following article in the Academic OneFile in the CSU Online Library: 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 http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA106107213&v=2.1&u=oran95108&it=r&p=AONE&sw=w&asid=06 deea23e704a41a0b598fcaf9093389

 

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.

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