Love Canal's Lethal Legacy Persists

Renee Retton carries the 1978 photo of her pregnant mother as a reminder of the baby sister who was never born. The near-term infant was delivered stillborn four days after she died in utero -- just months after the family had evacuated from Love Canal, a Niagara Falls, N.Y., neighborhood that sits atop 22,000 tons of toxic waste. Like her sister "Julie Ann" and thousands of other children, Retton was conceived during the nation's worst chemical disaster. Her medical history is daunting:...Full Story
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