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INTERVIEW. Chlordecone in the West Indies : “We finally thought we could see a trial”

mercredi 27 avril 2022, par Gérard Borvon

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extrait : You learn it yourself from the outside …

It’s Gérard Borvon, a fellow Breton ecologist, who warns me. We didn’t talk about it here. In 2002, I do not even know what this chlordecone looks like, if it is powder, a liquid substance… When I start to be interested in the subject, I discover the existence of already alarming studies and that the States -United banned it in 1977 because of its dangerousness. This is why our first leaflet read : “We did not ask to eat poison”.