TITLE

California suffers its worst chemical spill

AUTHOR(S)
Chatterjee, Pratap
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/10/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1781, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the disaster which resulted from a massive spill of pesticide into the Sacramento river in California. Hospitalization of several hundred people; Deaths of hundreds of thousands of fish; Metam sodium pesticide; Shasta Lake; Ruin of one of America's best wild trout streams; Opposition of environmental leaders to the idea of restocking the river in a few years; Shasta Lake and the state's drinking water; More.
ACCESSION #
9108192577

 

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