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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

Blumenauer, Wyden, Merkley Announce Nearly Half a Billion for Albina Vision

Skanner On March 8 Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced the Department of Transportation is awarding $450,000,000 in federal funding for the I-5 Rose Quarter improvement project. The funding will go toward the construction of a highway cover over a portion of I-5, reconnecting the Lower Albina

Oregon receiving $38M to address growing ‘wildfire crisis’

KOIN PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Oregon is set to receive over $38 million in federal funding to reduce the threat of wildfires in three targeted areas across the state. The funding is part of a nationwide effort, under the United States Forest Service’s Wildfire Crisis Strategy, to encourage wildfire resiliency in

Senate Democrats troubled by ‘unconstitutional moves’ that affected El Salvador election

The Hill Senate Democrats on Monday congratulated Salvadoran voters for participating in their county’s election but expressed concern about “unconstitutional moves” that they said “strongly influenced” the election results. “We congratulate the people of El Salvador and those in the Salvadoran diaspora who exercised their democratic right to vote over