Banned Chlordecone Pesticide in Used in Martinique

le blog de [moi] writes that the pesticide chlordecone has been used in the French Antilles as recently as 2002, despite being banned in the United States since 1976 and in France since 1991. Although the scandal broke five years ago, [moi] says the most damning details were kept quiet for economic reasons. She also writes that Martinique has the second highest rate of prostate cancer in the world.

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