With Oregon’s diesel emissions being the sixth highest in the nation, attempts to pass laws that might put the State’s limits on par with California’s have stalled in the legislature.
Because State law limits diesel emissions very little, activists are concerned that Oregon has become a dumping ground for vehicles and engines that would be illegal elsewhere.
KBOO’s Nathan Behensky spoke with Mary Peveto of Neighbors for Clean Air about the campaign.
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This mixtape includes clips from MLK Jr speech at Riverside Church on April 4, 1967, "Time has Come Today" by the Chambers Brothers, "Downpressorman" by Peter Tosh, and "Burning Down the House" by the Talking Heads. It was produced by Paul Roland for his Wednesday Talk Radio program on January 26, 2015: "It's much later than we think: the methane time-bomb is ticking (link below):