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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