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Profile: Reuben Brown

 
  

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November 1996      Environmental Impact

       The EPA and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) discover more than 1,100 homes in Jackson County, Mississippi that were sprayed with methyl parathion illegally by Reuben Brown, an unlicensed exterminator. The EPA designates the homes as Superfund sites and oversees a $50 million cleanup. More than 1,600 people will be relocated during the cleanup. [Environmental Health Perspectives, 12/2002; Disease Prevention News, 5/28/1998; Jenkins, 7/4/2003]
People and organizations involved: Environmental Protection Agency, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), Reuben Brown
          

April 1997      Environmental Impact

       The EPA designates more than 98 homes in the Chicago area as a Superfund site. The homes had been illegally sprayed with the pesticide methyl parathion by Reuben Brown, an unlicensed exterminator. The homes are decontaminated at a cost of around $7.5 million. [Environmental Health Perspectives, 12/2002; Disease Prevention News, 5/28/1998; Jenkins, 7/4/2003]
People and organizations involved: Reuben Brown, Environmental Protection Agency
          

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