[Press Release from Oregonians for Food and Shelter]
OFS:: To all OFS forestry and nursery folks: OFIC, OFS and others have been working with ODA over the past year to help forest seeding nurseries (hardwood and conifer) find a way to keep Methyl bromide (MeBr) available for treatment of noxious weeds and root diseases in within-state seedling shipments. Oregon Christmas tree and nursery associations are also supportive. Proposed Rule 603-052-1205 will provide the needed changes to allow MeBr to be used as Quarantine Pre-Shipment (QPS) treatment until a viable replacement can be developed for commercial use.
Please send an email of support to ODA today, as the comment period ends COB tomorrow, Friday, 10/03/2008. Sorry for the short notice, but you can use the attached OFIC response as your template and get the job done in only a few minutes. Feel free to pass this on to others who might be interested.
Your email of support should be sent to Sue Gooch at ODA. Her email address is: [email protected]
Terry L. Witt, Executive Director
Oregonians for Food & Shelter (OFS)
3415 Commercial Street SE, Suite 100
Salem, OR 97302-4668
Fax: 503.370.8565 370-8565
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