Oregonian: Portland's Toxic Air: Mayoral Candidates Debate Better Regulation
Mounting concerns about the state's handling of toxic air pushed Portland's top mayoral candidates to blast state watchdogs Thursday and pledge better regulation.
KOIN: Ted Wheeler, Jules Bailey and Sarah Iannarone discussed environmental issues
On the local air quality issue: “The Oregon DEQ let us down,” Wheeler said. “The question is, is the [DEQ] going to step up and provide the enforcement, or does this region need to go on its own?” Iannarone stressed the importance of keeping locals informed. And Bailey commented that he has seen ...