In December 2021, I found lots of of kilos of houseless camp garbage, collectively with TVs and couches, immersed Inside the Willamette River simply west of the I-5 bridge which is owned by Union Pacific Railroad. Subsequently, we found dozens of deserted houseless camps On this half-mile stretch of river amounting to a quantity of tons of garbage. Union Pacific refuses to take away the tons of garbage alongside the river banks, which has probably doubled since December. The metropolis of Eugene says their palms are tied. The Willamette River Keepers requested that Oregon DEQ provoke an movement. DEQ replied by stating they refuse to take any movement.

In a single other agency debacle since 2018 myself and neighbors have tried To cease our neighborhood of Glenwood from turning Proper into a druggy felony base camp. Inside a block of my house two houses turned druggy squats when the proprietor died and unknown individuals occupied. Lane County refuses To deal with the deteriorating state of affairs besides to complain that copies of emails have been going to our commissioner. The Lane County Sheriff almost ignores all illegal movements there.

Since 2017, I’ve requested many movements from ODOT, LRAPA, DEQ, state police and U.S. Forest Service To deal with public Questions of safety, however almost all refuse by stating they don’t have the assets to mitigate ongoing and future harms. Why? I’ve concluded Oregon’s Democratic politicians and agency personnel have been utterly captured by The rich good previous boys and are expending all assets appeasing The exact property, timber, paving and trucking industries.

Shannon Wilson




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