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Legislation needed to curb herbicide spraying | Opinion | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon
On the morning of Oct. 16, 2013, the residents of Cedar Valley near Gold Beach at the mouth of the Rogue River were greeted by a rain of herbicides sprayed on them from a helicopter under contract by the timber industry. Forty people got sick. For weeks, doctors at Curry General Hospital in Gold Bea…