WashPIRG, Washington Toxics Coalition v. The Oeser Company

Heavy-duty wood treatment chemicals are among the deadliest chemicals in wide use. Pentachlorophenol (penta) is one such chemical that, despite being banned in 26 countries as a probable carcinogen, U.S. company‚Äôs use to protect wood products from insects, microorganisms, and decay. In 2002, NELC filed suit against Bellingham, WA-based Oeser Company, a wood treater that […]