Statements about Government regulation

Says indoor workers get "less UV than outdoor workers, but they get more melanomas."

"This ban will only apply to Oregon commercial fishermen. Washington commercial fishermen would still be allowed to use gillnets on the Columbia River."

Says the mayor’s job "is to make sure that if somebody is trying to build a set of water treatment plants to cure us from cryptosporidium we don’t have, we don't say yes even if CH2M Hill wants us to."

Says we could have saved ourselves the cost of building the Powell Butte water reservoir.

Says  "I don’t agree with Mr. Hales that we should give a sweeping break to the developers to allow them to build that infill housing without paying for those very basics."

In the 2011 legislative session, DEQ's budget was cut 18.5 percent — a disproportionate cut compared to other natural resource agencies.

Says "Every year air pollution protections are delayed, another 34,000 people will die prematurely."

Multnomah County’s food action plan "clearly plans to disrupt the free market system in terms of food choices making it harder and more expensive for many residents to eat their food of choice." 

The Medford Water Commission was fined $279,000 for dumping plain drinking water into a stream.

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