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This image was captured in 1976, after the discovery of pesticide contamination of a Chattanooga, Tennessee water supply system. The photograph depicted former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiologist, Edward Baker, MD, MPH, who at the time was examining a sample of the contaminated water for the presence of chlordane, a chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticide. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Stewart Laboratories of Knoxville, Tenn., handled the water sampling.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Edward Baker, M.D., M.P.H.
Creation Date:1976
Photo Credit:Edward Baker, M.D., M.P.H.
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