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Hot property: Scarborough homeowners let government know how they felt about radioactive soil on their property. Years later; the problem of disposing of contaminated soil is still not resolved. Open in full size

Hot property: Scarborough homeowners let government know how they felt about radioactive soil on their property. Years later; the problem of disposing of contaminated soil is still not resolved.

Picture, 1982, English

Hot property: Scarborough homeowners let government know how they felt about radioactive soil on their property. Years later; the problem of disposing of contaminated soil is still not resolved.

Picture, 1982, English

Notes

Image published in Toronto Star, 26 January 1982, page A6, to illustrate article, "On sale--radioactive homes".

Caption:

Hot bargains: Eighteen houses went up for sale yesterday on McClure Ave. [sic], Scarborough --for $600,000 each. It was the latest attempt by homeowners to get the government to take action of the 4,000 tons of radioactive soil in their backyards.

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Radiation

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0012555f