Love Canal Disaster

The site of a toxic chemical dump in upstate New York. Local residents whose drinking water was contaminated from the canal had increased rates of spontaneous abortions, birth defects, cancer, urinary tract and liver disease
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The next day, both The Washington Post and The New York Times changed the wording of that last quote, replacing "But that" with "I," making it seem as though Gore was trying to take credit for discovering the Love Canal disaster.
Though it now seems anticlimactic, Occidental Chemical Corporation and the State of New York have finally reached an out-of-court settlement regarding responsibility for the Love Canal disaster.