Follow EDN on Social Media |

BOARDMAN — Residents of the Lower Umatilla Basin Groundwater Management Area of Morrow County recently saw a shift in the level of direct engagement with their 30-year struggle with increasing nitrate contamination in wells.

Last week, Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 Administrator, Casey Sixkiller and his staff visited Boardman to hear residents’ firsthand experiences and tour the area with members of environmental justice group, Oregon Rural Action to gain a better grasp of the issue on the ground.

#placement_575850_0_i{ display: block !important;
#placement_575850_0_i{width:100%;margin:0 auto;}

Original Article: Source