Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Saturday, June 15

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A Tribune investigation finds that the EPA ignored serious health concerns when approving the WWII-era pesticide 2,4-D for use by Dow Chemicals on GMO crops. Here's a Dow-backed fact site telling you how great the stuff is, and here's a toxicology profile outlining its dangers.

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