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Hazardous Waste Management Specialists

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Those who would like to explore avenues of hazardous waste management can get involved in local chapters of citizen watchdog groups and become familiar with nearby Superfund sites. What is being done at those sites? Who is responsible for the cleanup? What effect does the site have on nearby communities? The Center for Health, Environment & Justice, founded by Love Canal resident Lois Marie Gibbs, may be able to provide information about current concerns of citizens. Books written by GibbsLove Canal: My Story and Love Canal: The Story Continuesdetail illnesses suffered by Love Canal residents and their frustration at difficulty in finding someone to take responsibility for the mess. Love Canal: My Story illustrates how the job of hazardous waste management specialist can make a difference in citizens' lives.

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