RMA & Shell Oil

Perhaps the most controversial party to RMA cleanup, on April 30, 1952, Shell Oil purchased Julius Hyman & Company, which manufactured “high-potency insecticides.” Hyman officially became integrated into Shell on January 1, 1955 [see Kendall Beaton’s Enterprise in Oil: A History of Shell in the United States, Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1957].

A few scanned files:


Posted on July 9, 2011, in Hazardous waste, History, Secrecy, Shell Oil, State of Colorado, U.S. Army Chemical Corps. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on RMA & Shell Oil.

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