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News & Events

7.17.2007

Developing Former Agricultural Land? Plan on Looking for Pesticides

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Developers of agricultural land should take note of new procedures suggested by the Oregon Department of Environment Quality for the investigation and assessment of historical pesticide usage on these properties. Their guidance document, Guidance for Evaluating Residual Pesticides on Lands Formerly Used for Agricultural Production, was published in January 2006 and provides a comprehensive overview of this important practice. View full article (PDF).