Have you wondered about the truth of the State of Oregon’s assertions regarding the federal government’s proposal to disapprove the state’s coastal nonpoint pollution program? If so, you have good reason because Oregon tried a throw-the-spaghetti-at-the-wall-and-see-how-much-sticks move when it issued a deceit-riddled news release in late December. Unfortunately, various people are repeating material from this misinformation effort, including The Oregonian editorial board.
Fact or Fiction: the State of Oregon’s claims that the federal government is demanding Oregon adopt “one-size-fits-all measures that are not tailored”?
Fiction! The fact is the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) made some promises in 2010 that could best be described as giving the agency all the ability in the world to tailor practices for various polluting land owners. Then DEQ got a major case of cold feet and walked away from its commitments.
You can now get the real facts by reading our Read our Facts & Fiction about Oregon’s Response to the EPA and NOAA Proposed Disapproval of Oregon’s Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program. Get the rest of the scoop on Oregon’s disinformation campaign! Download here: