ID#: 5534
This 1981 photograph was captured, during the cleanup efforts implemented in response to the environmental tragedy historically referred to as the Love Canal disaster, after toxic waste was detected in a New York neighborhood called Love Canal, in 1978. A State of Emergency was declared, and subsequently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), participated in a cytotoxicity study on local residents, while engaging in a Superfund cleanup operation.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (6.52 MB)
Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1981
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.