Cropdusting by plane occurs for the first time, and the L.A. Times reports on toxic oceans.
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Aug. 3, 1921:
The first cropdusting by aircraft
is carried out by John MacReady, who dusts a field near Troy, Ohio, with lead arsenate in an effort to kill caterpillars.
Aug. 3, 2006:
Ken Weiss, Usha Lee McFarling and Rick Loomis conclude their five-part multimedia series “Altered Oceans
” for the Los Angeles Times. Their reporting and images, which show the increasing toxic threat to the oceans, wins a 2007 Pulitzer Prize.
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