Re-framing pesticide exposures as a violation of basic human rights is an original and pioneering grassroots action that will give voice and validity to Oregonians who continue to suffer from unwanted pesticide exposure.
- Read more chemical trespass stories
- MORE on human rights and toxic chemical exposure
- MORE on pesticides in our bodies (PAN North America)
- MORE about the concept of chemical body burden
Stories of Chemical Trespass
A Poisoned Paradise – A community’s response to pesticide chemicals
(stories of chemical trespass in Cedar Valley)
The story of how rural residents of northern Klamath County were doused with a deadly pesticide in 2010. Produced by Lisa Arkin and Douglas McGowan.
Helen Hollyer (Helen lives near Creswell, OR in the Willamette Valley)
Stories of Chemical Trespass: Orville and Mary Camp (Orville and Mary live near Selma, OR in the Illinois Valley)
Stories of Chemical Trespass: Heidi Hertler (Heidi’s family lives near Selma, OR in the Illinois Valley)
Stories of Chemical Trespass: Daryl Jackson (Daryl lives near Williams, OR in the Illinois Valley)
- Safe Public Places Resources page
- Back to Safe Public Places project home page
- Read our Safe Public Places flyer
- More chemical trespass stories (text and audio only)
- See three video clips from an exclusive 2011 interview with Sandra Steingraber on the topic of chemical trespass and human rights
Show your support for the Safe Public Places Act by signing our campaign endorsement form. A list of endorsers will be submitted to the Oregon Legislature to support the bill.
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