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Oregon weighs new rules to protect workers as climate change makes wildfires, extreme heat more prevalent
 27 days ago

Cover picture for the articleAs the Riverside fire raced through Clackamas County last September, Tammy Beckemeyer arrived for the night shift at the Fred Meyer distribution center in Clackamas. The facility was in a Level 2 evacuation zone and nearby residents were preparing to leave at a moment’s notice. Smoke cascaded into the building through the dock doors as Beckemeyer worked, stinging her eyes and making it hard to breathe.