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Sept. 04, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Which Schools Had Pesticides In Their Water?

I just noticed the Oregon Health Authority updated its website with a spreadsheet of the schools that had their drinking water tested. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Drinking water, pesticides


Aug. 30, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Study Finds Pesticides In Drinking Water At 11 Schools

A federal Department of Agriculture study has found low levels of pesticides in the drinking water of 11 rural schools in Oregon. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Agriculture, Drinking water, pesticides


June 09, 2011

Zapping garden pests with nanotech? Not so fast, says the EPA.

Nanotechnology is often hailed as the greatest technological advance since the chemical revolution. Super strong bike frames? Nano can do that. Odor-free socks? Nano does it. Disappearing sun screen? Nano’s the solution. But nanotech bug killer? Slow down, says the EPA in a press release today. Continue reading →

Filed under: Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, epa, nano, nanomaterials, nanosilver, nanotech, nanotechnology, Oregon Field Journal, pesticides



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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