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The driver pulls his big rig in front of Widmer Brothers brewery in North Portland two or three times a day, opens the silo chute and fills up the 48-foot-long trailer with a steamy, sloshy byproduct of the brewing process.
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U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Pasco, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, leads a Congressional field hearing about the Columbia River Treaty at Pasco City Hall in this Dec. 9 file photo.
Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith has so far done little fundraising in her congressional campaign for the seat held by Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.
DeFazio says the Thursday tour of the Formosa Mine outside Riddle illustrates what is wrong about the 1872 Mining Act: the Canadian companies that reopened the mine in the 1990s have disappeared; the bond put up for cleanup was a fraction of what is needed to clean it up, and the federal government never got a penny in royalties.
The 1969 National Environmental Policy Act, which introduced the country to the "environmental impact statement," has been enforced by multiple agencies with little data on the costs of analyzing its effects, according to a roundup by the Government Accountability Office.
The front page of the Manchester Journal, Friday, March 28, 2014 ran a story titled "Waiver Sought for Starbucks."
April 16 - The Vermont Senate today voted 28-2 to approve legislation that would require foods produced using genetic engineering to be labeled in Vermont.
Washington: Since the US Supreme Court scrapped most of what was left of political fund-raising controls last week, much has been made of the increased potential for rich people to buy influence.
To the applause of the airline industry, the House Transportation Committee has approved a bipartisan bill that will allow airlines to advertise low ticket prices that don't include the amount in taxes and fees that passengers must pay.
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Senators Peter DeFazio, left, and Tom Harkin, right, attended an evening reception that capped off NPA Day, the organization's annual member lobbying effort.
Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act , legislation Rep. Pascrell introduced that would make Paterson's Hinchliffe Stadium a part of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park.
This Dec. 17, 1981 file photo shows President Ronald Reagan pointing to a reporter for the next question during his news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington.