Previous Pesticides & Chemicals News 2022

‘Silent Spring’ 60 years on: 4 essential reads on pesticides and the environment 10-11-21

“Silent Spring” is widely viewed as an inspiration for the modern environmental movement. Read more

‘Gross negligence’: popular Michigan river hit with second chemical spill in four years 08-19-22

The spill is yet another example of how contamination from corporate polluters can endanger entire communities. Read more

History of DDT Ocean Dumping Off L.A. Coast Even Worse Than Expected, EPA Finds 08-04-22

Most of the waste, according to newly unearthed information, had been poured directly into the ocean from massive tank barges. Read more

Toxic chemicals found in oysters in Biscayne Bay pose potential health concerns 07-18-22

‘Toxic chemicals found in oysters in Biscayne Bay, Marco Island and in Tampa Bay may pose serious health issues for people and wildlife, according to a study conducted by Florida International University’s Institute of Environmental Science. Read more