Julie Hairston, GigaWord, and Paige Tolbert, Emory Department of Environmental Health, host a book signing and lecture with guest author Carey Gillam on Wednesday November 15, 2017. (Beckysteinphotography.com)

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Atlanta, GA – Author Carey Gillam offered a sobering look at the increasing use of chemicals in U.S. agriculture during a lecture and book signing at the Claudia Nance Rollins Building auditorium at Emory University on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Sponsored by the Emory Department of Environmental Health, the Emory Office of Sustainability Initiatives, Environment Georgia, Georgia Organics and U.S. PIRG, Gillam outlined the insights in her recently published book, Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. The book is published by Island Press.

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