"Spraying First and Asking Questions Later": Congressional Efforts to Mitigate the Harmful Environmental, Health, and Economic Impacts of U.S.-Sponsored Coca Fumigation in Colombia

Pauker, Sheridan
November 2003
Ecology Law Quarterly;2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p661
Academic Journal
Evaluates the conditions enacted by the U.S. Congress in a 2002 appropriation act to mitigate the harmful impacts of U.S.-sponsored aerial pesticide spraying of coca plants in Colombia. Historical background of the U.S. coca eradication efforts; Impacts of fumigation; Statutory conditions on coca fumigation.


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