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Health Survey for Wheeler and Nehalem Communities

If you don’t already know, the Weyerhaeuser and Stimson Lumber companies have recently done some pesticide spraying near the towns of Nehalem and Wheeler, which raises some questions about the health of people exposed to those chemicals.If you are a resident of those towns and would like to help answer these questions, please consider participating […]

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Map of Stimson Clearcut Pesticide Spraying

How to Receive Timely Information on Upcoming Pesticide Spraying

Timely Information Regarding Spraying How Can the Public Receive Timely Information About Upcoming Pesticide Spraying Operations on Neighboring Forestlands?People have a right to know when these operations are to happen, what chemicals will be used, and, finally, how to sign up for a 24-hour notice. Currently, most people do not even know that pesticide spraying may […]

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Wheeler Clearcut

Wheeler’s Backyard to Receive Chemical Soup Again

   New Release:Wheeler”s backyard to receive chemical soup againFor more information:  Nancy Webster, rockawaycitizen.water@gmail.com 503-355-2516 Stimson Lumber Company registered with the Oregon Department of Forestry to ground-spray pesticides on about 93 acres of their clearcut land (outlined in blue on the map) that is within close proximity to Wheeler, Oregon residential areas.   This application of pesticides […]

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Weyerhaeuser Clearcut Nehalem 2020

Weyerhaeuser Spraying Planned in Nehalem

Press Release:On June 3rd Weyerhaeuser sprayed pesticides above Nehalem, more spraying planned, and why we should be concerned. For more information: Nancy Webster, rockawaycitizen.water@gmail.com 503-355-2516 On Wednesday, June 3, Weyerhaeuser ground-sprayed pesticides on about 100 acres of their clearcut land within 1/4 mile of residential areas of Nehalem. Several weeks ago,  Weyerhaeuser had agreed to give […]

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Contact Governor Kate Brown

   Contact Governor Kate Brown Please write, email, or call Governor Kate Brown and ask for an immediate statewide halt to aerial pesticide spraying, and also ask her to initiate a statewide ban on prescribed burning. ​Concurrently with the coronavirus public health emergency that is going on, many people who live in rural communities near the Oregon […]

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Pesticides and Environmental Justice: Impacts on Community Health

   Pesticides and Environmental Justice: Impacts on Community Health Thanks go to Dr. Deke Gundersen, toxicologist, for a very informative presentation entitled Pesticides and Environmental Justice: Impacts on Community Health at the recent North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection event held in Rockaway Beach.People from as far away as Astoria and Lincoln City attended this event, […]

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What to Do When You See Smoke from Clearcutting

  Clearcut Smoke and What to Do Many people who live on the North Coast have been concerned about smoky air caused by burning in clearcut areas, you may have even seen the smoke coming off our mountains. But what can you do about it? Quick Navigation Contact the Oregon Department of ForestryReport the Smoke/File a […]

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