Pollution and Public Information
The topics discussed here this morning may have been familiar ones to you. But how many ordinary citizens with nontechnical backgrounds, do you think are aware of the health aspects of pesticides or of low-level radiation? Surely many citizens (and I speak of Americans in particular) are aware that DDT causes problems; but how many citizens can intelligently give you the pros and cons of banning DDT? And DDT is perhaps the best publicized environmental pollutant.
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