pesticides http://ijpr.org en Eugene Takes Action On Pesticides http://ijpr.org/post/eugene-takes-action-pesticides <p></p><p>It's not easy to say "neonicotinoid pesticide," perhaps harder still to pass legislation regulating it.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The Oregon Legislature backed off new regulations on the pesticides, opting instead for further study and a task force.&nbsp;</p><p>This is the class of pesticides blamed for a major bee kill near Portland in Summer 2013.&nbsp; Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 8748 at http://ijpr.org Eugene Takes Action On Pesticides Trying To Turn Bee Concern Into Legislation http://ijpr.org/post/trying-turn-bee-concern-legislation <p></p><p>The killing of tens of thousands of bees in the Portland area last year sparked widespread concern about the use of pesticides.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>And the concern translated to regulation, but so far, no legislation.&nbsp; A bill to toughen up some pesticide laws just got watered down in the Oregon legislature. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:10:30 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 7949 at http://ijpr.org Trying To Turn Bee Concern Into Legislation Farmers + Enviros = Pesticide Stewardship Partnerships http://ijpr.org/post/farmers-enviros-pesticide-stewardship-partnerships <p></p><p>More than 50 years after Rachel Carson published "Silent Spring," we're still debating the proper use of pesticides.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>And the debate often puts environmental groups and farmers at odds with each other.&nbsp; Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:43:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 6663 at http://ijpr.org Farmers + Enviros = Pesticide Stewardship Partnerships Pesticide Use On Private Forests In Oregon http://ijpr.org/post/pesticide-use-private-forests-oregon <p></p><p>Public forests are managed with limits on their uses and are required to keep detailed records.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Private forests, on the other hand, have to follow laws like the Oregon Forest Practices Act, but the records are less open to the public.&nbsp; Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:27:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 4987 at http://ijpr.org Pesticide Use On Private Forests In Oregon Campaigning For A Ban On Neonicotinoids http://ijpr.org/post/campaigning-ban-neonicotinoids <p></p><p>The bodies of 50,000 dead bees no longer litter the parking lot of a Portland-area shopping center.</p><p></p><p>But the impact of last June's bee kill is still being felt.&nbsp; Wed, 20 Nov 2013 23:27:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 3366 at http://ijpr.org Campaigning For A Ban On Neonicotinoids