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Ralph Nader To Speak At "Beyond Pesticides" Forum

Ralph Nader To Speak On EPA Corruption At "Beyond Pesticides" Forum

For more information contact: Elizabeth Shanklin, 718-548-4693, 917-270-6381,

Green Party Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader, EPA union leader Dwight Welch, Theo Coburn, author of Our Stolen Future, epidemiological researchers Rodrik and Deborah Wallace, , and Jay Feldman, director of the National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides (NCAMP), will speak at a forum, entitled "Beyond Pesticides, "sponsored by NCAMP, at the Riverside Church on October 14th.

The forum will feature discussion of the harmful effects of pesticide use upon our health, with speical focus on the undue influence of pesticide manufacturers on the EPA's pesticide registration process. 2000 people are expected to attend.

Day: Saturday October 14th

Time: 2 PM to 5:30 PM Place: Riverside Church, at 122nd Street and Riverside Drive. Take the 1 or 9 train to 125th Street Station. Admission: Free!

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