Thanks for covering this, Kristen. Eric Francis Coppolino is also covering it,

Dear Friend and Reader:

The dioxin problem associated with the Palestine, Ohio train wreck is being well-concealed; the incident itself is barely breaking the surface of national news.

Carol van Strum of Tidewater, Oregon, knows what it’s like to have dioxin sprayed all over her home, the forest she lives in, and the whole region of her state. In the 1970s, this was due to the intentional release of the Vietnam-era herbicide Agent Orange. Among other accomplishments, she was responsible for having the product registration pulled for the most toxic component of Agent Orange, 2,4,5-T.

She also personally litigated the Bureau of Land Management and the National Forest Service to stop the spraying. We discussed that in our interview from May 2022.


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