10 Things You Should Know About Rachel Carson

10 Things You Should Know About Rachel Carson

\" \" Rachel Carson was concerned about the dangers of DDT as early as the 1940s, and her research would become the inception of her book \"Silent Spring.\" AdvertisementAs early as the 1940s, Carson was one of those concerned that releasing a powerful poison into the environment might not be such a good idea. Fish & Wildlife Service, Carson had read government reports on DDT and how it had not been tested for civilian use. A member of the Committee, Olga Owens Huckins, contacted Carson to urge her to write about the suit. It was the inception of what would become \"Silent Spring,\" the work for which she is best remembered.

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