Government and law

Government and law
The Metolius mash-up
High Five
Thursday, June 04, 2009

A senate committee has amended the Metolius bill to override county officials and block new development.

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Jenny Craig would be proud
High Five
Tuesday, June 02, 2009

A new state law requires food chains to post nutrition info.

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Interesting bedfellows in Baker County
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

ATSAshGroveCementThe Ash Grove cement plant in Baker County is the biggest source of airborne mercury in the country, churning out 900,000 tons of cement and emitting about 2,500 pounds of mercury every year. But when the federal Environmental Protection Agency proposed new rules last month that would cut the plant’s mercury emissions by 99%, Ash Grove had a surprising defender: Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality.

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Two new marine reserves
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Friday, May 29, 2009

The House reaches a compromise with fishers about two marine reserves on the Oregon Coast.

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Kitzhaber comeback?
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Thursday, May 28, 2009

John Kitzhaber, Oregon's governor from 1995-2003, considers another run.

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