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How the L.A. coast became a DDT dumping ground
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How the L.A. coast became a DDT dumping ground

Thousands of barrels of DDT-laced sludge were dumped in the ocean every month in the years after World War II.

Using deep-sea robots, scientists recently stumbled across barrels of DDT waste on the seafloor near Catalina Island. How did they get there? Read the full story at latimes.com/environment.