TODAY!!! LISTEN – ONLINE – TO TWO EXPERT WITNESSES TESTIFYING IN MAINE ABOUT THE DANGERS OF GLYPHOSATE HERBICIDE. Investigative Journalist Carey Gillam – author of this shocking article about EPA's failure to protect American citizens – will be one of two WORLD CLASS experts to testify at TODAY'S Maine Legislative Committee work session on LD 1691, a landmark bill which would BAN the aerial spraying of GLYPHOSATE on Maine forests.
Listen here after 3pm ET/12 noon PT: http://legislature.maine.gov/committee/#Committees/ACF
The second expert will be DR. DON HUBER, Professor Emeritus, Purdue University, a Plant Pathologist with 55 years experience and one our nation's top experts on germ warfare.
For additional details about LD 1691, see our post from Monday 5/20. Caleb, Megan & Jim Bios:
"Carey Gillam is a veteran investigative journalist with more than 25 years of experience covering corporate news, including 17 years as a senior correspondent for Reuters international news service. She is the author of 'Whitewash- The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science,' an expose of corporate corruption in agriculture. The book won the coveted Rachel Carson Book Award from the Society of Environmental Journalists. Gillam works now as Research Director for the non-profit US Right to Know. Follow Carey on Twitter Carey Gillam"
"Dr. Don M. Huber, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University, holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Idaho (1957, 1959), a Ph-D from Michigan State University (1963), and is a graduate of the US Army Command & General Staff College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and National Security Program. In addition to his 55 year academic career on the ecology, epidemiology and control of soilborne plant pathogens; Dr. Huber has had several concurrent careers including 41 years of active and reserve military service as Associate Director of the Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center (Colonel, retired) (now the National Center for Medical Intelligence, NCMI) and Command of strategic Medical Intelligence Detachments with the US Army Medical Intelligence and Information Agency and Office of the Surgeon General. Dr. Huber is a past Chairman of the USDA-APS National Plant Disease Recovery System; a member of the US Threat Pathogens Committee; former member of the Advisory Board for the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress (now Congressional Research Service); and Global Epidemiology and Quadripartite Medical Working Groups of the Office of the US Surgeon General (OTSG). He is author or co-author of over 300 journal articles, Experiment Station Bulletins, book chapters and review articles; three books, and 84 special invited publications; and an active scientific reviewer; speaker; consultant to academia, industry, and government; and international research cooperator."
Three public trials involving Monsanto have raised troubling questions about lax oversight of all pesticides by the Environmental Protection Agency