HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Rain and tax talk arrive together

Written November 7th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

The rainy season has started and, as though on cue, the Albany City Council is taking up consideration of a tax on rain. But before such an added tax is enacted, second thoughts are in order.


Our Willamette: Unlawfully warm?

Written October 22nd, 2013 by Hasso Hering

A federal law, the Clean Water Act, gives regulators the authority to say what conditions they would like to see in our rivers. But nature does not necessarily cooperate, and then there’s the potential for conflict and a lot of public expense. We’re at that stage in Oregon. Since 2003 the state DEQ, under the […]


 
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