Soup Bowl, part 2

An update to a previous post on the toxic “soup bowl” that is now a large portion of New Orleans.

Solid Waste Magazine has an article on the Superfund site, a huge toxic site called the Agriculture Street Landfill (ASL), that’s likely been exposed by the flood.

To place it in perspective, the article states that “the ASL can be thought of a sort of Love Canal for New Orleans -– and now it sits under water.”

Here’s a case study of the environmental justice issues at the site.

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