WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced Friday, July 29, they secured $1.7 million for Morrow County to address drinking water contamination in Boardman.
The money comes from the fiscal year 2023 Senate appropriations bill. Merkley, as chair of the Senate Interior Appropriations subcommittee, along with Wyden, identified the funding for this critical community-initiated project that will help residents of Morrow and Umatilla counties have greater access to clean drinking water.
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