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Unformatted text preview: Aldrin is one example of a dangerous substance containing chlorinated hydrocarbons. In charge of the spraying were the Michigan/ USA Department of Agriculture, trying to destroy the Japanese beetle. The odd thing was that there were no reports of the beetle causing trouble. It had been here for a long time and never increased its count. There was no explanation why the beetle was exterminated. This was in expectable. There no reason for using Aldrin., except the price. Authorities told the people of Michigan that Aldrin did no danger, but there was evidence that it did. But when planes flew over dumping the insecticide over the city, pellets fell on people, houses, pets, birds, and people. People knew their houses had a coat of pellets and was a possible poison....
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2012 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Dr.chan during the Fall '11 term at Marine Biological Laboratory.
- Fall '11