Beyond Toxics Files Civil Rights Complaint Over Seneca Biomass Permit

Beyond Toxics Files Civil Rights Complaint Over Seneca Biomass Permit By RACHAEL MCDONALD A Eugene based environmental watchdog group has filed a federal complaint against the Lane County Air Protection Agency, or LRAPA, over its decision to allow a biomass plant to increase its emissions. Listen   Beyond Toxics has filed a civil rights complaint with the […]

Analysis Finds Increased Timber Company Herbicide Spray In Triangle Lake Area

The timber industry practice of spraying herbicides on clear cuts to ensure replanted saplings can take hold has been cause for controversy in Oregon. Now the Eugene-based anti-pesticide group Beyond Toxics has released an analysis finding industry spraying in one rural community increased over a three year period. Executive Director Lisa Arkin: “These records became available […]

Eugene Non-Profit Works to Ban Pesticide Responsible for Major Bee Die-off

Eugene Non-Profit Works to Ban Pesticide Responsible for Major Bee Die-off    June 21, 2013 By Rachael McDonald An estimated 25-thousand bumblebees were found dead in a parking lot in Wilsonville (Oregon) this week. The Oregon Department of Agriculture has confirmed the killer is an insecticide recently sprayed on nearby Linden trees. In Eugene, an effort […]

Clearcut Chemicals in Triangle Lake – Part 2

Clearcut Chemicals in Triangle Lake Part 2 May 15, 2012 By Ingrid Lobet Oregon is timber country. The terrain is steep, dark green, and intensely beautiful. Six million acres of Oregon forest is owned by commercial timber companies. The companies spray the land with herbicide when the trees are young. It’s an efficient way to […]

Clearcut Chemicals in Triangle Lake – Part 1

Clearcut Chemicals in Triangle Lake May 14, 2012 By Ingrid Lobet Oregon is timber country.
 The terrain is steep, dark green, and intensely beautiful. Six million acres of Oregon forest is owned by commercial timber companies. The companies spray the land with herbicide when the trees are young. It’s an efficient way to kill every […]

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