‘It’s a sad story’: An East Liverpool historian comments on the town’s downfall and its hopeful hazardous waste resurgence

“It’s a sad story, what happens to a place when you have a one-industry town, and hard times come.” Tim Brooks is a historian based in East Liverpool, Ohio, and I interviewed him over the phone about the industrial past of his town and what it means when considering the hazardous waste incinerator just outside [...]