December 9, 2019

Register-Guard, Christian Hill, December 6, 2019- Timber companies notified state regulators this year that aircraft will spray pesticides on least three dozen tracts of forestland in Lane County. Aerial spraying of these chemicals has been controversial in Oregon, with environmental groups seeking reforms to the practice for years. Timber companies …

October 2, 2019

Newport News Times, Madeline Shannon, October 2, 2019- After two years of review, Lincoln County Circuit Court Judge Sheryl Bachart ruled a county ordinance, Measure 21-177, or The Freedom from Aerially Sprayed Pesticides Ordinance, is invalid on the basis that state law regulates pesticide use, not local governments. The decision …

September 24, 2018

The Malibu Times, Emily Sawicki, September 22, 2018- The League of California Cities, an organization representing most of California’s 482 cities, recently passed a resolution in support of empowering local governments with the ability to ban the use of pesticides within city limits—power they do not currently wield. Currently, control over …