Due to a bill passed in the fall of 2009 by the Oregon State Legislature, field burning in 2010 has been outlawed. This primarily applies to the burning of grass seed and cereal grain crop residues in the Willamette Valley. With what was previously a dirty, pollutant-filled yet money-saving process now illegal, farmers have had... Keep reading
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I am an Associate Editor at Planet Forward and student at George Washington University from Burlington, Washington. In addition to editorial and administrative duties, I report on climate and energy issues from the Pacific Northwest.