Saturday, September 12, 2009

New Agricultural Regulations on Pesticeds Near Salmon Streams

The EPA has moved to minimize the impact of agricultural pesticides. New regulations include buffer strips of non-agricultural plantings around streams, lower levels of spraying and a requirement to limit spraying during high wind periods and periods of heavy rain. Agricultural pesticides can be lethal for salmon both juveniles and adults. See more information at the Oregonian.

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