Jeff Merkley

KOIN 6 News

Now several major advocacy groups are getting behind a bill introduced by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkely in Washington, D.C.

A 3-inch gas line behind a Burlington Coat Factory store in Portland’s Jantzen Beach area was broken, May 14, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Gas leak capped in Jantzen Beach area

A 3-inch gas line behind a Burlington Coat Factory store in Portland's Jantzen Beach area broke Tuesday, forcing the store to evacuate.