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Between 1982 and 1987, David T. Hanson photographed toxic-waste sites across the United States. The photos in his new "Wilderness to Wasteland" book include this Superfund site that he shot in Tucson, Arizona, in 1985. The Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation's most contaminated land, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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The Sikes Disposal Pits and the San Jacinto River are photographed near Crosby, Texas, in 1985. From 1955 to 1968, an illegal open dump operated on site, according to the EPA.