Liver dysfunction in residents exposed to leachate from a toxic waste dump.

@article{Meyer1983LiverDI,
  title={Liver dysfunction in residents exposed to leachate from a toxic waste dump.},
  author={C. R. Meyer},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={1983},
  volume={48},
  pages={9 - 13}
}
  • C. R. Meyer
  • Published 1983
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
  • It has been estimated that there are some 30,000 chemical waste dumps in the United States. Many of these landfill operations were undertaken in the early 1950s and 1960s, when knowledge regarding the safe and prolonged containment of the waste buried was nonexistent or minimal at best. As a result, many of these dump sites were located in areas that were geologically unsuitable for toxic chemical wastes. The Love Canal area in Niagara Falls, NY, is probably the best known of these dump sites… CONTINUE READING
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