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Biden Faces Pressure to Lead on Combating Plastics Pollution

Bloomberg Government The Biden administration has come up short in advocating meaningful steps in international talks toward curbing harmful plastic pollution, a leading Senate Democrat says. The government, led by the State Department in talks with other countries to develop a legally binding agreement on plastic pollution before the end

Wyden, Merkley Announce $345,000 for Klamath Falls Recycled Water Supply

Gorge News Center Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley this week announced that Klamath Falls will receive $345,000 in federal funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act to help conserve groundwater and increase supply of recycled potable water. “Rural communities in Oregon depend on water for everything from

$2M to La Clinica for Acute Care Center Expansion

KOBI JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —$2 million in Federal funding was given to La Clinica for its Acute Care Center Expansion Project. Senator Jeff Merkley says this money will go to improve access to urgent care services for close to 80,000 low-income, uninsured and under-insured residents of Jackson County. CEO of

Astoria to receive $1.8 million for waterline project

The Astorian Astoria will receive $1.8 million in federal funding for the replacement of a nearly 100-year-old waterline on Irving Avenue. The funding, backed by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, is part of a spending package approved by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden this month. Merkley and

U.S. Bans the Last Type of Asbestos Still in Use

New York Times The United States joins more than 50 other countries that have banned the deadly carcinogen, although the phaseout will take more than a decade. The Biden administration on Monday finalized a ban on the only type of asbestos still used in the United States, the first time