Water Policy Press Clips

Water Policy Press Clips

Oregon 2012 Legislature starts final week (maybe) with jobs bills still very much in debate – February 27, 2012 – The Oregonian, by Michelle Cole

Bills to protect environment derailed by finances – Jun 15, 2009 – Statesman Journal
6/15/09 Statesman Journal, Beth Casper and Stefanie Knowlton. A review of the 2009 environmental legislation in Oregon.
’09 Legislature enters homestretch, and region is watching – Jun 03, 2009 – Bend Bulletin
6/3/09 Bend Bulletin, Nick Budnick
Water-management bills debated – Apr 04, 2009 – Statesman Journal
4/4/09 Statesman Journal, Stefanie Knowlton. Article on proposed cuts to Oregon Water Resources Department and SB 193, 194, 740, 787 and 788.
Water districts compete for a big drink from the Clackamas River With population growth coming down the pipe, communities look to the future – Sep 22, 2008 – The Oregonian
9/22/08 Oregonian, Yuxing Zheng. Article on the South Fork Water Board’s and WaterWatch’s protests of the Clackamas water right permit extensions.
State Needs Innovative, Aggressive Water Solutions – Jun 01, 2008 – Pacific Institute
Opinion piece by Peter Gleick of the Pacific Institute
Lawmakers aren’t so easy to pigeonhole – Apr 11, 2008 – Oregonian
Opinion article on urban and rural accomplishments in the Oregon legislature.
Stuck in denial as the river runs dry – Oct 25, 2007 – Oregonian
Oregonian article by Steve Duin on climate change and water scarcity.
Water war pits urban vs. rural – Aug 03, 2007 – Capital Press
Capital Press article on the competing demand for water in Oregon’s economies.
The Fight for Water – Aug 01, 2007 – Oregon Business Magazine
Oregon Business Magazine looks at current water issues and water politics in the Oregon Legislature
Since You Asked: The well ain’t dry, but source is all wet – May 11, 2007 – Mail Tribune
Mail Tribune article about Oregon House Bill 2564.
Dropping rural Oregon groundwater levels causing concerns – Mar 14, 2007 – Bend Bulletin (AP)
AP article on the Deschutes basin water resources and exempt private wells in Oregon.
A showdown looms on the Clackamas River over drinking water – Mar 07, 2007 – Lake Oswego Review
Lake Oswego Review article on the effect of Senate Bill 3038 on the Clackamas River.
How much water flows? Who knows? – Mar 01, 2007 – Eugene Register-Guard
Register-Guard article on House Bill 2564 and 2566.
Bill would give away more Columbia River water – Feb 05, 2007 – Oregonian
Oregonian article on SB 483, the Oregon Oasis Project.
“Bipartisan Support for Renewing Irrigation Act – Nov 11, 2006 – Oregon Public Broadcasting
OPB transcript on reauthorizing the Fisheries Restoration and Irrigation Mitigation Act (FRIMA).

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