Effects of Pesticides on Sports and Commercial Fisheries, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment...Serial No. 91-15


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Página 5 - ... (13) There is no telling what the future may hold. For instance, recent research indicates the possibility that the insecticide lindane, much of which is used in vaporizers, is far more toxic when exposure is linked with malnutrition, and perhaps should be used with particular care — or not at all — in countries where the diet is low in protein. (33) Other studies indicate similar links for other pesticides. Clifton R. Wharton, Jr., vice president of the Agricultural Development Council,...
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Página 67 - ... possible impact, both economic and biological, of substituting less persistent pesticides for the more persistent ones, and to establish criteria by which current recommendations may be evaluated with a view to appropriate modification and discontinuation as necessary. We are cooperating closely with the Health, Education, and Welfare Commission on Pesticides and Their Relationship to Environmental Health. Secretary Hardin and Secretary Finch discussed this Commission prior to its establishment,...

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