Wood treatment plant in west Eugene agrees to more cleanup

State regulators have finalized the cleanup plan for a wood treatment business in west Eugene.JH Baxter & Co. has agreed to take numerous additional steps to reduce the health risk stemming from soil and groundwater contamination at its 31-acre site on Roosevelt Boulevard.

The company has treated wood at the site with toxic chemicals since 1943 to protect against insects, wood rot and fire.

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