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Old 04-12-2012, 02:16 PM   #3
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Default Millions of Pounds of Toxic Poison to Flood US Farmland

Millions of Pounds of Toxic Poison to Flood US Farmland
Intellectual Center
Monday, February 20, 2012
By: Chevaux

Intellectual Center: Millions of Pounds of Toxic Poison to Flood US Farmland
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The EPA announced that it has completed the first part of its study on dioxin, after more than 25 years of stonewalling.

Dioxin is the most caustic man-made chemical known. Dioxin is a general term for hundreds of chemicals that are produced in industrial processes that use chlorine and burning. Disturbingly, it has a half-life of 100+ years when it is leached into soil or embedded in water systems. Dioxin was the most harmful component in Agent Orange (the recipe for Agent Orange is 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T herbicides).

The EPA says that air emissions of dioxin have decreased by 90% since the 1980′s, but dioxin is dangerous at any level. The study appears to omit any analysis of dioxin transmission in water and land. The danger is growing because Dow AgroScience has received preliminary USDA approval for its...
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