Love Canal made the papers in August, 1978, but the chemicals were dumped starting in the 1950's.
Buffalo, New York flourished due to the construction of the Erie Canal that was completed in 1825.
The Erie Canal opened in 1825, on October 26. It opening played a role in the expansion of the United States westward that is difficult to exaggerate.
Yes, without a doubt. Maybe the south would have won without the transportation benefits of the Erie canal, I doubt it though.
The pollution made the people of Love Canal sick. The government had to move the people and it became a Superfund site.
Walkerton Tragedy happened in 2000.
Tragedy of Otranto happened in 1997.
Tragedy at Kufra happened in 1942.
Karaburun tragedy happened in 2004.
Refah tragedy happened in 1941.
Galeras tragedy happened in 1993.
Armero tragedy happened in 1985.
The Picnic Train Tragedy happened in 1856.
Vargas tragedy happened on 1999-12-14.
Mussel Slough Tragedy happened in 1880.