Arsenic and Old Waste: The Economic Poisoning of United States Agriculture

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

UW Bothell Pub Night Talk at McMenamins —  “Arsenic and Old Waste: The Economic Poisoning of United States Agriculture.” with Adam Romero, assistant professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Adam Romero, speaker
Pub Night Talks is a free monthly lecture series featuring the work of experts from the University of Washington and the local community, cosponsored by UW Bothell and McMenamins. Topics have ranged from black holes and butterflies to ecological resilience and storytelling through engineering. 

7-8:30pm Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Doors open at 6pm. 
Hayne’s Hall, McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell. 

Romero tells how arsenic, a waste product of copper smelting, was used historically as a common pesticide in agriculture, spreading poison across the United States.  

Free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Seating: first come, first served.  Talk followed by Q/A.


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