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Banning DDT: How Citizen Activists in Wisconsin Led the Way

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On a December day in 1968, DDT went on trial in Madison, Wisconsin. In Banning DDT: How Citizen Activists in Wisconsin Led the Way, Bill Berry details how the citizens, scientists, reporters, and traditional conservationists drew attention to the harmful effects of “the miracle pesticide” DDT, which was being used to control Dutch elm disease.

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Paperback, 274 pages
Published April 22nd 2014 by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (first published April 1st 2014)
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A well researched and well written account of a very interesting and important chapter in Wisconsin history. I was quite pleasantly surprised, and recommend this book to anyone who needs a little bit of encouragement in the face of the seemingly insurmountable problems we are struggling with today.
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