and an overview
of the book, Lake Effect
(2008) by Nancy Nichols
The Lake Effect Environmental Archive contains resources relevant to the environmental, historic, political, public health, and scientific issues surrounding Waukegan Harbor. Lake Effect (Island Press, 2008), an environmental memoir written by Nancy Nichols, recounts a childhood in Waukegan during an era when … read more
“Environmentally related cancers and other diseases do not have to be an inevitable outcome of modern life. They are only the likely outcome of the way we currently produce, purchase, discard, and regulate. We can change those things if we only care to do so” (Lake Effect, p. 133).