Jefferson Exchange | August 21, 2014 | 8:00
Thu August 21, 2014
Challenging Right To Farm Over Pesticides
Complaints about pesticide use are fairly common around farms and forests. But a complaint about pesticide use on the Oregon coast is headed for court, with a unique approach.
Property owners in Gold Beach filed suit, challenging portions of the state's Right to Farm and Forest Law.
The law exempts landowners from liability for pesticide spraying. Eugene-based Beyond Toxics is assisting the landowners in their court fight.