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BOARDMAN — Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden at his town hall Sunday afternoon, April 2, in Boardman, promised action on the nitrate-contaminated wells and surface water in the area.

“People are right to be frustrated,” he said during the public meeting at the SAGE Center theater. “It’s just not OK that so many have to fight so hard for the basic right to turn on a tap and get drinkable fresh water. There’s plenty of blame to go around. It will take all levels of government to fix the situation. The more levers of power being pulled, the faster will the problems be solved.”

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An audience member questions U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden at a town hall Sunday, April 2, 2023, at the SAGE Center theater, Boardman.


Sen. Ron Wyden, left, greets a constituent Sunday, April 2, 2023, in the SAGE Center theater, Boardman.

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