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The Environmental Protection Agency rejected the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's plan to reduce mercury in the Willamette Basin for not meeting the Clean Water Act and EPA Standards.
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A local artist is turning the mountains of plastic garbage that wash up on Oregon beaches into dramatic sculptures of the very marine life threatened by the deluge of plastics.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are limiting access to Willamette Valley reservoirs and warning users of potential hazards due to low water levels.
The council agreed to continue the debate until next week, and postpone voting on the design contract for at least another week.
Tuesday's election saw Portland approve two measures related to the city's drinking water: one to enshrine protections in the city charter, and another to allow spending ratepayer money on “mutual aid agreements."