Times Beach Missouri Dioxin Disaster: Migraines, Nosebleeds, Dead Animals

On December 23, 1982 the Missouri Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) informed residents of Times Beach, Missouri that their town was dangerously contaminated, when the chemical dioxin was sprayed on its unpaved roads, and that the town will have to be evacuated and demolished. Residents reported migraines, nosebleeds, and dead animals.