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Rachel Carson Council, Inc.

Contact Information

Executive Director, Dr. Diana Post
PO Box 10779
Silver Spring, MD 20914

301-593-7507 (Voice)
301-593-6251 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The Rachel Carson Council, Inc., founded in 1965, is an independent, nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to protecting the environment against toxic and chemical threats, particularly those of pesticides. It maintains a library and extensive subject files as a basis for evaluating issues and responding to requests for information. It acts as a resource base for many other groups' programs, and provides detailed data for lay and professional audiences. The Council also provides information on Rachel Carson.


The Council publishes pamphlets on alternative pest control, comments on public issues, booklets on the human and environmental health hazards of pesticides and other toxic chemicals, and other related topics.


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Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 1/10/2012
Date Revised: 7/18/2006 12:12:09 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1577
Accession Number: DP91A0723

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