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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

Umatilla Indian Reservation to receive $250k for high-speed internet

KOIN PORTLAND, Ore. – At long last, high-speed internet is heading for unserved parts of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Sen. Jeff Merkley and Sen. Ron Wyden announced Monday that the reservation will soon receive $250,000 in federal funding to expand its broadband service to currently unserved areas. “Equitable access to

Central Oregon to receive $18 million for wildfire resiliency efforts

Hermiston Herald The federal government announced Thursday it will pour $18.2 million in new funds toward wildfire resiliency in Central Oregon. The funding is part of a larger $38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to protect Oregon forests from the impacts of climate change and wildfire, according

Central Oregon to receive $18 million for wildfire resiliency efforts

Hermiston Herald The federal government announced Thursday it will pour $18.2 million in new funds toward wildfire resiliency in Central Oregon. The funding is part of a larger $38 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to protect Oregon forests from the impacts of climate change and wildfire, according

SENATORS ANNOUNCE $27 MILLION TO SUPPORT PACIFIC SALMON RECOVERY

KQEN On Thursday, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced an investment of $27 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help support recovery efforts for Pacific salmon populations. A joint release said the federal funds are available due to the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.

KWUA signs agreement for collaboration in environmental restoration

Herald and News In the spirit of collaboration and mutual support, Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Klamath Tribes, the Yurok Tribes, the Karuk Tribes (Tribes), and the U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) to further the common goals of achieving sustainability

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