Love Canal Removed From Superfund List

Date: September 29, 2004

Source: News Room

EPA officials on Friday officially removed the Love Canal toxic waste site in Niagara Falls, N.Y. from the Superfund list it created, more than twenty years after almost 1,000 families were evacuated from the site of the former chemical dump. In related news, the Sierra Club one day earlier marked the one-year anniversary of the bankruptcy of the Superfund Trust Fund, when the fund ran out of polluter-contributed funds. In 1995, Congress failed to renew the taxes that funded the trust fund.
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