Month: October 2007

EPA approves highly toxic pesticide methyl iodide to replace methyl bromide

Today I heard the Living on Earth report about the EPAs approval of methyl iodide. New Pesticide, Old Problems … The chemical also injures the nervous system and he says developing brains of children and fetuses could be especially vulnerable. Fifty-three scientists, including six Nobel laureates, joined Schettler in the letter, calling EPA’s approval of …

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