HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Albany going to court over DEQ permit

Written January 24th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

The state Department of Environmental Quality’s latest move to control the discharge of stormwater will cause the city of Albany and property owners all kinds of problems, so the city is going to court.


A permit to let rainwater drain

Written January 7th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has published a draft of new regulations to control the discharge of storm runoff by Albany and other towns. Whether this actually cuts down on pollution is hard to predict, but it almost certainly will add to the city’s costs.


Why they can swim here

Written August 12th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Lucky are the residents of cities situated on decent-sized rivers. Doubly lucky if their city has had the foresight to provide for riverside parks.


 
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