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Author Berry, Bill, 1951- author.

Title Banning DDT : how citizen activists in Wisconsin led the way / Bill Berry.

Publication Info. Madison, WI : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource : portraits
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Miraculous pesticide" comes to town -- Dead robins -- Joseph Hickey wept -- "Militant" activists -- Officers and councilors -- Nature lady of the suburbs -- Old Milwaukee -- A scientist spreads his wings -- Falcon wanderer -- The great egg hunt -- In the course of public opinion -- Swimming in DDT waters -- Warning: controversy ahead -- "Sue the bastards" -- In the hearing rooms -- Environment, front and center.
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Subject DDT (Insecticide) -- Environmental aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Environmental protection -- Wisconsin -- Citizen participation -- History -- 20th century.
Environmentalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Berry, Bill, 1951- Banning DDT 9780870206443 (DLC) 2013036819 (OCoLC)858610868
ISBN 9780870206450 (electronic bk.)
0870206451 (electronic bk.)
Sudoc No. HIS.2:D 48/2014