Fed To Require Strengthened State Protection from Nonpoint Pesticide Pollution

Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--December 23, 2013.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in a Federal Register notice has found that the state of Oregon’s program to reduce nonpoint coastal pollution is inadequate. Both federal agencies state that Oregon’s program does not adequately protect streams that provide habitat for Coho Salmon, an endangered species, and drinking water from herbicides . . .

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