Meyer, Sharon A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
Bienville Building 262
Pesticides: responsible use of chemicals in agriculture; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s conservatory approach protects against adverse human health effects; environmental damage from pesticides
Chemical warfare agents: chemicals likely to be used in an attack, their toxic effects and effective antidotes
Brownfield contaminants: economic and development potential of sites previously considered “priority contaminated areas” under the Superfund Act, when sufficiently remediated to contain contaminants at levels below reasonably considered hazardous, is compelling
Pesticides. Responsible use of chemicals in agriculture is an economic reality for production of an affordable national food supply. Dr. Meyer discusses how the conservative approach of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is protecting against adverse human health effects and environmental damage from pesticides may have moved us from the age of a "silent spring" to a raucous autumn.