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PBS NewsHour | Forests in Oregon at Risk from Timber Industry and Chemicals | PBS

Duration: 09:51
Program: PBS NewsHour #10453
Broadcast Date: Sep. 12, 2012

With 30 million acres of forestland, Oregon has a lucrative timber industry that makes $13 billion each year. But some residents are worried about health and environmental risks posed by a common practice to increase tree growth: chemical spraying. Correspondent Ingrid Lobet reports for the Center for Investigative Reporting.

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Post Date: September 12, 2012