PBS NewsHour

Forests in Oregon at Risk from Timber Industry and Chemicals

Clip: 09/12/2012 | 9m 50s

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.

Aired: 09/12/12

Rating: NR

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