Joe S Whitworth
Head of nation’s first water trust; American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow
Posted: 06/19/2013 6:16 pm
Not clear how many HuffPosters go Biblical, but this one fits. With a fresh backdrop of unprecedented forest fires in the West, ferocious storms along the Eastern Seaboard (tornadoes attacking elsewhere), alternating drought and flood in the country’s interior wreaking havoc on the Mississippi and the next of many rounds on its way, you can almost […]
Continue reading Reaping the Whirlwind: Water War Along the California-Oregon Border
Oregonian Opinion Letter
April 6, 2013
By Travis Williams
Every day, millions of gallons of treated waste are pumped into our rivers and other waterways in Oregon from municipal treatment plants, industrial facilities and other sources. These discharges are allowed with permits issued under the federal Clean Water Act, and most often people meet the standards for cleanliness set within those permits. Most of these pipes are underwater, discreetly […]
Continue reading Let The Public See Who’s Responsible For River Discharge
By Steve Duin, The Oregonian on February 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM, updated February 20, 2013 at 2:05 PM
Ten thousand jobs.
For more than a year, that’s been the pitch from Oregon House Republicans: Release a few drops from the mighty bucket of the Columbia River and — voila! — 10,000 jobs will magically rise from the fertile farmland of eastern Oregon.
By leveraging the state’s “abundant water resources,” Rep. Kevin Cameron and fellow […]
Continue reading Roll on, Oregon House Republicans, roll on