On Earth Day, MintPress brings you a piece originally published last May, on the U.S. Department of Defense’s toxic legacy throughout the world. The DoD produces more hazardous waste than the five largest U.S. chemical companies combined.
The death of 13 children in Bangladesh has been linked to the use of a pesticide known as Endosulfan.
The sudden deaths of 13 children in a remote village in Bangladesh was caused by exposure to a routinely used pesticide applied in a nearby lychee tree orchard, according to a scientific report released Monday. The study published in American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene shed light on a mystery occurring in 2012, where 13 children