Superfund Site:

LOVE CANAL
NIAGARA FALLS, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Michael Basile
(716) 551-4410

Remedial Project Manager
Damian Duda
(212) 637-4269

Site Location

Street Address:
E OF 97TH ST/W OF 99TH ST
NIAGARA FALLS, NY 14304

Announcements and Key Topics

The Love Canal environmental disaster marked what would be the genesis of the EPA’s Superfund program. As a direct regulatory response to this disaster, as well as to other hazardous waste sites across the country, Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) on December 11, 1980. This law, known as Superfund, gave the EPA a mechanism to ensure that those ...
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Background

The Love Canal site is located in Niagara Falls, New York.  It was one of two initial excavations for what was to be a canal to provide inexpensive hydroelectric power ...
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