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Biocidal by Ted Dracos
Nov 16, 2010 | ISBN 9780807011553

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“Innately villainous and shrouded by deceit, PCBs are the cigarettes of the chemical world.  Finally, with Biocidal, their treacherous story is told.  And, because all of us on Earth carry molecules of PCBs within our bodies, it is a story that all of us on Earth need to hear.  Happily, Ted Dracos makes listening to PCBs a captivating task.”
—Sandra Steingraber, biologist and author, Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment 

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 The Man Who Poisoned the Planet

Chapter 2 The Good Ol’ Boys of Monsanto

Chapter 3 The Long Con

Chapter 4 The Discovery

Chapter 5 The Global Poison

Chapter 6 PCBs and Kids

Chapter 7 Adult Realities

Chapter 8 PCBs, Breast Cancer, and Hidden Agendas

Chapter 9 Killer Whales and the Weight

Chapter 10 A Lethal Erosion of the Biosphere

Chapter 11 The Devil’s Gamble

Chapter 12 The Politiks of PCBs

Chapter 13 The Epiphany

Chapter 14 GE and the Jacking of the Hudson

Chapter 15 The Inevitability of Nothing

Chapter 16 Precautionary Agonistes

Chapter 17 Epigenetics, PCBs, and Us

Epilogue Clouds and Sunlight





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