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EPA Tests Soil in West Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents in West Eugene had the opportunity Sunday to find out if their garden soil contains dangerous contaminants. The EPA, Beyond Toxics, and LRAPA teamed up for the soil screenings. People brought in a small sample of their garden soil to the testing site. The EPA ran it through an x-ray test … Continue reading »

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December 4 – Morning Headlines

Tim Chuey: lots of wind and rain, attempted child abduction, hwy 101 crash, dog theft, 1960’s diary owner sought, Nancy Golden to retire, Coast hwy collapse, EPA rules to affect logging road regulations…

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Groups call for buffer zones in pesticide use

Several public advocacy groups held a rally today against pesticides at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza during the Saturday Market. Pitchfork Rebellion, an anti-pesticide group from the Triangle Lake area, and Standing Together to Outlaw Pesticides (STOP), an Oregon advocacy alliance working to stop pesticide spraying, organized “Occupy This! Rally for Pesticide Justice and Jobs!” The event called for banning aerial spraying of pesticides near homes and schools, creating a buffer zone to protect people’s health.

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September 30 – Morning Headlines

Tim Chuey: cooling w/some clouds, Life Flight to Veneta crash, motorcycle vs semi, hazmat spill downtown, UO law student sues EPD, downtown crime report, new EPA burning rules, bank robber jailed, Civic Stadium lights come down, Feds provide pot for local woman, Military welcome at UofO, Rich Brooks inducted to Hall of Fame.

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