DDT banned in the US

1972 CEUSA

"William D. Ruckelshaus, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, banned today almost all uses of DDT, the long‐lived toxic pesticide that lodges in the food chain of men, animals, birds and fish."

E.W. Kenworthy, "DDT BANNED IN U.S. ALMOST TOTALLY, EFFECTIVE DEC. 31," The New York Times, June 15, 1972.

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