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Department of Forestry Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot Herbicide Spray Rules Hearing Records

1978
Box 55
.75 cubic feet
Arrangement: by type of record
Hearing transcripts are arranged chronological by hearing date
Exhibits are arranged numerically by exhibit number

Series documents public hearings held by the Forestry Department to assess public opinion about herbicide use administrative rules, particularly the pesticide 2,4,5-T. Records include hearing transcripts, exhibits, and an index to testimony and exhibits. Most of the series centers around the environmental impact versus the economic benefit of using 2,4,5-T to defoliate scrub forests. Subjects include herbicide use; 2,4,5-T; defoliation; environmental groups; ecological impacts of herbicide use; forest economics, and herbicide use laws.

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