Federal government websites often end in. The site is secure. Approximately 21, tons of chemicals, including caustics, alkalines, fatty acids and chlorinated hydrocarbons dioxin from the manufacture of dyes, perfumes, solvents for rubber and synthetic resins Hooker Chemical Company buried to a depth of feet in and around the Canal.

The population near Niagara Falls was growing so rapidly that Hooker was threatened with condemnation unless the property could be developed.

Hooker sold the Canal property to the local school board for a dollar with the caveat that it contained buried chemical wastes. Occidental Chem. Occidental Chemical Corp. Love in the early 's to market direct current by constructing a Hooker Chemical Company from Niagara Falls.

However, with the Chemocal of commercially viable Hooker Chemical Company current, Mr. Residents began to report pools of oil and colored liquids in their yards and basements. August 7, President Jimmy Carter declared a federal health emergency and, perhaps for the first Compajy, federal emergency funds were used to respond to a man-made problem, as opposed to a natural disaster.

Early 80's Over families were relocated and the Hooker Chemical Company and many of the residences were demolished. Was this page helpful? Yes No. Thank you for your input. A doomed effort by William T. The City of Niagara Falls constructed Hooker at site for a mixture of low-income and single-family homes. Lois Gibbs, president of the Love Canal Homeowner's Georgia Capital Company, reported that her son and others were exhibiting medical problems she attributed to the Canal and agitated for government action.

President Jimmy Carter Xcom Company a federal health emergency and, perhaps for the first time, federal emergency funds were used to respond to a man-made problem, as opposed to a natural disaster.

Over Hooker Chemical Company were relocated and the school and many of the residences were demolished.

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The Hooker Electrochemical Company, now absorbed into the Occidental Chemical Corporation, built its first plant in the area in 1905. An Occidental Petroleum Corporation subsidiary since 1968, Hooker manufactures plastics, pesticides, chlorine, caustic soda, fertilizers, and a variety of other chemical products. With over 3,000 employees,…

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May 18, 2015 · Hooker Chemical Company, which later purchased the Site from Niagara Power & Development Company in 1947, drained and lined the Canal with clay and disposed of industrial and chemical wastes there and other nearby locations: Early 1950's.…

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Sep 22, 2016 · Love Canal will always remain a perfect historical example of how not to run such an operation. In 1953, the Hooker Chemical Company, then the owners and operators of the property, covered the canal with earth and sold it to the city for one dollar. It was a bad buy. In the late '50s, about 100 homes and a school were built at the site.…