President Newtson Outlines Oregon Wheat Position on Climate Change Legislation
by Jeff Newtson, President
Oregon Wheat Growers League
Pendleton, OR – The time has come for the Oregon Wheat Growers League to articulate its position concerning the Federal Climate Change Legislation. The U. S. Senate Agriculture Committee is in the process of hearing testimony, Wednesday, July 22, concerning the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (HR 2454).
The Oregon Wheat Growers League represents approximately 4,000 wheat producers and land owners who farm/own nearly one million acres in Oregon. Representing the interests and advocating on behalf of these 4,000 wheat producers and land owners is the number one priority of this Association. Many of our members have expressed serious concerns about the Climate Change legislation that was debated at the State level by the State Legislature and is now under consideration at the Federal level by Congress.Read the full article and discuss it »