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Public Affairs

How Was a Pesticide Banned in 125 Countries Given the Green Light in America?


On This Green Earth, Nathan Donley, with the Center for Biological Diversity, shares the details about a federal court’s rejection of the use of the pesticide Aldicarb on Florida oranges and grapefruits, after it had already been approved by the EPA.

How did a pesticide already banned in 125 countries get the green light for use in the United States? Donley gives us the 411 on how this could happen and the impacts it's had on farmers and our environment.