Friday, October 21, 2011

Texas A&M System researchers sought for Agent Orange remediation

http://agrilife.org/today/2011/10/14/texas-am-system-researchers-sought-for-agent-orange-remediation/

By: Kay Ledbetter
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COLLEGE STATION – It’s been almost 50 years since Agent Orange was spread as a jungle defoliant across parts of Vietnam in a conflict that has since healed, but the same may not be true for the land, according to Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Research officials who are being sought out for some answers.

Faculty from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, especially Dr. Scott Senseman, a professor in the department of soil and crop sciences and an AgriLife Research weed scientist specializing in pesticide fate and management, have been asked to participate in a project with Vietnam National University–Hanoi.

The partnership has been identified as a key strategic project by the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam. Senseman was recently invited to address the Joint Advisory Commission, the key inter-governmental commission for cooperation between the two governments, about the collaboration.

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2 comments:

  1. A powerful Book! Readers may wish to visit the 'Agent Orange Action Group' at www.aoag.org Justice for the Victims of Agent Orange!

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  2. The earliest public school in Arizona, this research-intensive organization with 10 universities and a nationwide accepted staff was placed 3rd by U.S.

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