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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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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 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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Look! We’re in the News

On Saturday, September 21, 2019 CBS This Morning ran the story: “How to Protect Trees of the Pacific Northwest”This piece is part of their series Eye On Earth and features Nancy Webster from North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection and Chandra LeGure, Western Oregon Field Coordinator for Oregon Wild.Watch the Video Recently Rob Davis, an investigative […]

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Timberland Herbicide Spraying Sickens a Community

Companies Deposit Thousands of Pounds of Herbicide Each Year on Oregon ForestsGOLD BEACH, OREGON It began with the whir of a helicopter and a bad smell and the even worse memories that the smell invoked, memories better left on the other side of the world. Within 24 hours of the incident, Keith Wright had a terrible […]

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After Pushback Oregon Scraps Report

After Pushback, Oregon Scraps Report Linking Private Forests To Water Quality RisksOregon’s Department of Environmental Quality drafted a report that identified logging as a contributor to known risks for drinking water quality in communities up and down the Oregon coast. But the report has never been published. It was scrapped by the agency after intense pushback and […]

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