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Oregon was born 50 years ago this week. Not the museum
diorama of covered wagons and white missionaries, but the Oregon of
modernity, a place that became a global model for protecting the
Attorney General John Kroger, who campaigned on a promise to put environmental polluters behind bars, has doubled his count of jailed polluters: The total is now two.Kroger's office prosecuted an 86-year-old Columbia County cattle rancher for dumping manure in Muddy Creek and South Scappoose Creek, tributaries of the Columbia River, and operating his farm without proper permits.The farmer, William ...
Contest alert: The Oregon Environmental Council has started a Love Your River campaign that aims to encourage Oregon residents to change everyday habits that damage the state's rivers. Participants in what will be a series of monthly challenges will be entered in contests to win stuff from REI and other businesses. For more information, here's the announcement from the OEC: PORTLAND, OR—October ...