Cercla/superfund

1/12/15 – Coeur d’Alene Mining Pollution

We recently came upon an unexpected Idaho Daily Statesman headline – “Nelson Attacks River Pollution” – while doing research on the early 1930s.[i] The headline appeared more than 30 years before pollution and sewage caused Ohio’s Cuyahoga River to catch fire and help spur the environmental movement to address water pollution nationwide. But, in northern…Read the Rest »

6/20/14 – SHRA Spring 2014 Newsletter

Editor’s note:  We recently mailed our Spring 2014 newsletter.  Below you will find an expanded version of our feature article, as well as a link to the full newsletter. Environmental historians are just beginning to analyze the ties between war and the environment. SHRA’s recent finds in the archives demonstrate firsthand the significant historical impact of government…Read the Rest »

10/19/12: How the Historian Can Help in Superfund Cases

One of SHRA’s areas of specialization is expert litigation support. Since some of our readers may not be familiar with that facet of our work, we wanted to explore various types of cases in which our historians have provided expert research, analysis and sworn testimony in support of a legal argument. We’re going to start…Read the Rest »