Love Canal

Initiation

William Love Constructs Canal

1/1/1890 - 1/1/1892

Canal used as municipal dumpsite

1/1/1920 - 1/1/1948

Hooker Chemical dumps waste

1/1/1942 - 1/1/1953

Propegation

School Board Constructs Schools

4/28/1953 - 9/1/1955

Sewer Lines Constructed

1/1/1957 - 12/31/1957

Wet Winters

1/1/1962 - 5/1/1962

Termination

Evacuation

7/1/1978

State of Emergency

8/7/1978