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OFB Joins Suit Against DEQ’s Rules
OFB Joins Suit Against DEQ’s Rules
Last week, the Oregon Farm Bureau joined a broad coalition of businesses from across the state filing a challenge to the state’s Climate Protection Program rules. Mary Anne Cooper, Vice President of Government Affairs at OFB, says the rules promoted by Governor Kate Brown and enacted by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality are an effort to institute Cap & Trade measures after the id
Feds Release Final Plan For Simplot Phosphate Mines
Feds Release Final Plan For Simplot Phosphate Mines
Federal officials have released a final plan for five open-pit phosphate mines and reclamation work in eastern Idaho proposed by J.R. Simplot Company.  Late last week, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service released the jointly-prepared final environmental impact statement for the Dairy Syncline Mine Project about 14 miles east of Soda Springs.  Th...