john amos power plant


1. Water cooling towers of the John Amos Power Plant loom over Poca, WV, home that is on the other side of the Kanawha River. Two of the towers emit great clouds of steam (1973), Harry Schaefer

2. Industrial smog blacks out homes adjacent to North Birmingham pipe plant. This is the most heavily polluted area of the city (1972), Leroy Woodson

3. Children play in yard of Ruston home, while Tacoma smelter stack showers area with arsenic and lead residue (1972), Gene Daniels

4. Chemical plants on shore are considered prime source of pollution (1972), Marc St. Gil

National Archives, Records of the Environmental Protection Agency