Northeast Portland

Portland Neighborhoods Seek to Become Pesticide-Free

The Lund Report
A recent policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics motivates local efforts while Oregon’s Legislature failed to take action on a Toxics Disclosure for Healthy Kids Act.

July 23, 2013—The more Mulysa Melco noticed the amount of Round Up, pesticides and herbicides used by the garden center where she worked as a landscape designer, the more worried she became about those pesticide’s health and environmental effects.

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