Anti-pesticide activists exploit poor kids

By Steve Milloy

While it’s not surprising that children from the inner city and Latino farmworker communities might perform slightly less well than average American children on development tests, anti-pesticide activists can make it news if they can link that performance to pesticides. And so they have tried. Continue reading Anti-pesticide activists exploit poor kids

Obama finally embraces malaria victims — as political pawns

By Steve Milloy

U.S. Agency for International Development administrator Rajiv Shah and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson win this week’s award for cynicism. Continue reading Obama finally embraces malaria victims — as political pawns

Day of Reckoning for DDT Foes?

By Steven Milloy
September 21, 2006, FoxNews.com

Last week’s announcement that the World Health Organization lifted its nearly 30-year ban on the insecticide DDT is perhaps the most promising development in global public health since… well, 1943 when DDT was first used to combat insect-borne diseases like typhus and malaria. Continue reading Day of Reckoning for DDT Foes?

Bald Eagle-DDT Myth Still Flying High

By Steven Milloy
July 6, 2006, FoxNews.com

Pennsylvania officials just announced success with their program to re-establish the state’s bald eagle population. But it’s a shame that such welcome news is being tainted by oft-repeated myths about the great bird’s near extinction. Continue reading Bald Eagle-DDT Myth Still Flying High