It’s Time to Tell Oregon DEQ to Restrict Pesticides to Save Salmon!

In August, Northwest Environmental Advocates filed a petition with the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission (a board that makes rules for the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)). DEQ is taking public comment on whether to grant the petition – until September 18th. Write the DEQ and urge them to grant NWEA’s petition. When and How Public Hearing in Portland, Wednesday, Sept. 12th from 4:30-6:30 at DEQ headquarters, 811 S.W. 6th Ave., 10th Floor. Public Comments due […]

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Petition Seeks Federal Pesticide Restrictions in Oregon

Citing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to protect threatened and endangered species from pesticides, Northwest Environmental Advocates (NWEA) petitioned Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission today to adopt new rules restricting the use of pesticides across the state.  The proposed rules are based on findings by the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that use of certain pesticides will jeopardize the continued existence of some Oregon species. At the heart of […]

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