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Water security audit

Oregon has failed to address its water security crisis, government report finds (Oregon Capital Chronicle, 1/26/2023)

‘Urgent action’ needed to address Oregon’s water insecurity crisis, Secretary of State Fagan says in new report (KTVZ, 1/26/2023)

Oregon water audit long on plans, short on enforcement (OPB, 1/26/2023)

Thumbnail of cover from the document Advisory report, state leadership must take action to protect water security for all Oregonians.Advisory report, state leadership must take action to protect water security for all Oregonians (2023) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

Clean Fuels Program fraud

SPECIAL REPORT: How startup took advantage of DEQ program with lax oversight to net $1.8 million (Oregon Capital Chronicle, 1/23/2023)

SPECIAL REPORT: DEQ steps up oversight after discovery of ‘reckless’ reporting by company (Oregon Capital Chronicle, 1/23/2023)

Thumbnail of cover from the document Oregon Clean Fuels Program program review.Oregon Clean Fuels Program program review (2022) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Measure 110 audit

State audit calls on health authority to fix problems with Measure 110 addiction program (Oregon Capital Chronicle, 1/19/2023)

Audit: Oregon’s drug decriminalization Measure 110 shows $33 million in grants drew scant evidence of effectiveness (Oregonian, 1/19/2023)

‘Too early to tell’: Measure 110 setbacks come into focus in audit (KOIN, 1/19/2023)

Secretary of State Shemia Fagan Releases Audit on Measure 110 (Willamette Week, 1/19/2023)

Thumbnail of cover from the document Oregon Health Authority : too early to tell : the challenging implementation of Measure 110 has increased risks, but the effectiveness of the program has yet to be determined.Oregon Health Authority : too early to tell : the challenging implementation of Measure 110 has increased risks, but the effectiveness of the program has yet to be determined (2023) Oregon Audits Division

Suspected fentanyl in schools

2 middle school students, Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy hospitalized after inhaling fentanyl-laced smoke coming from school bathroom (Oregonian, 1/19/2023)

Thumbnail of cover from the document Risk of fentanyl overdose deaths in school-aged youth: guidance for parents and schools.Risk of fentanyl overdose deaths in school-aged youth: guidance for parents and schools (2022) Oregon-Idaho HIDTA Program

Thumbnail of cover from the document Fentanyl & opioid response toolkit for schools.Fentanyl & opioid response toolkit for schools (2022) Oregon Health Authority