Agent Green


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Agent Green

A popular term for one of the multicoloured herbecide defoliants used during the Vietnam War, so named for the green stripes painted on the outside of the barrels. Only 20,000 gallons of Agent Green were used from 1962 to 1964, compared to 20,000,000 gallons of Agent Orange. Agent Green only had one active ingredient, 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) and significant amounts of dioxin, which were a contaminant that occurred during 2,4,5-T’s manufacture.
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Using Agent Green in Afghanistan, Pakistan or Turkmenistan could lead to losses in bordering India, which currently produces approximately half the world's legal pharmaceutical opiates.
Governments have a legitimate need to control narcotic crops; but doing so by using Agent Green microbes is profoundly misguided and sets an alarming precedent.
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