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Thirty years after Silent spring

status of EPA"s review of older pesticides : hearing before the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, July 23, 1992.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee.

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Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964.,
    • United States. Environmental Protection Agency.,
    • Pesticides -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
    • Pesticide residues in food -- Health aspects -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G655 1992b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1151319M
      ISBN 100160409829
      LC Control Number94125510
      OCLC/WorldCa28353160

      Rachel Carson was an American biologist and writer whose book Silent Spring awakened the public to the dangers of pollution and its impact on the environment. Because of her work, she is considered a pioneer in the modern environmental movement. At the top of the best-seller list for thirty-nine weeks, it was translated into thirty.   Silent Spring by Rachel Carson – review Written to alert the world to the poisonous legacy of pesticides, Silent Spring was one of the most effective books ever written.

      Thirty years after Silent Spring was published, public television, in its program The American Experience, called the book one of the most important of our time. But there were dissenters. Norman Borlaug, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, led the defense of pesticides. Full text of "Silent Spring-Rachel Carson" See other formats.

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Silent Spring was a chilling indictment of DDT and other pesticides that until then had been hailed as safe and wondrously effective. It was. The edition publication of Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring generated unprecedented concern about the environmental and health problems associated with two decades of widespread use of synthetic pesticides.

Over thirty years later, Beyond Silent Spring provides a comprehensive distillation Brand: HMH Books. Thirty years ago, inour Postal Service honored Rachel Carson with her own commemorative postage stamp.

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