Oral History excerpt: "I kept asking: why isn't that area developed?"
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Anderson, Tyrell (narrator)
Tyrell Anderson, a historic conservationist and co-founder of the Decay Devils, discusses when he first became aware of the Lake Sandy Jo/M&M Landfill Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Site. He states that it is important to have more conversations about the histories of areas like Lake Sandy Jo "so you don't find yourself in a similar situation in the future." This was one of a group of excerpts gathered under the subject heading of Environmental Impacts for a digital and in-person exhibit of the Spring at Small Farms Oral Histories. The digital exhibit can be seen at https://iusbarchives.omeka.net/exhibits/show/spring-at-small-farms/home.
Westhues, Kay (interviewer)
Hazardous waste sites; Pollution; Environmentalism
Lake Sandy Jo (Lake County, Indiana); Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana; Gary, Indiana
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