Melosi 20-epilogue

finding sites for sanitary landfills--the problem was old sites were filling up and new ones needed to be established
NIMBY: not in my back yard
environmental racism--facilities that release dangerous pollution tend to get located in poor areas
waste to energy incinerators also faced a lot of opposition (South Carolina example)


New awareness of the problem of hazardous waste

what kind of system you build depends on your theory of disease/harm

the public good was the basis on which systems developed
the problem of outdated infrastructure
so long as they were city services, cities could use them to control development