Kate Taylor moved to Rockaway Beach, Oregon to start a fishing business. She immediately received notices that her drinking water was contaminated. Turns our her water comes from Jetty Creek, a privately owned timberland, 80 percent clearcut.
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Maia was in her home when pesticides from an aerial spraying on timberlands behind her house drifted into her home. She went to the health clinic to discover there were pesticides inside the clinic as well. She collapsed and had a seizure.
These are just some of the stories from Behind the Emerald Curtain. Watch it, share it, and help Pacific Rivers in its campaign to reform the Oregon Forest Practices Act -- the law that allows these activities on private timberlands.