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It would require federal agencies to publish data where a species should be designated "endangered" or just "threatened."

 

Republicans like co-sponsor of the bill, Congressman Greg Walden of Oregon says it will make the process more transparent.

 

"This legislation is needed because this forty year old law hasn't been udpated.  The data used by the agency should be available to the public and also posted on line and also how much money is spent battling lawsuits."

 

The Obama Adminsitration as well as Oregonian Representative Peter DeFazio oppose the House bill saying it will increase the amount of red tape.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.