In the early 1900s, Onondaga Lake had a lot to offer. There was entertainment, like rowing, canoeing, strolling, swimming, fishing, and even amusement rides. Now some call it “The Most Polluted Lake in America”. Detrimental chemical dumping took place in Onondaga Lake from the 1920s to the 1990’s primarily by a company called Allied Chemical, later renamed Honeywell.
April 13, 2016 By Jess T. in Capping, environmental impact, environmentalism, History, industry, Water Purification Tags: Capping, honeywell, lake, mercury exposure, new york, onondaga lake, syracuse, toxicity, united states, water contamination