Brent Foster resigns from AG's staff


Brent Foster, the environmental activist hired by Oregon Attorney General John Kroger to lead Kroger's promised crackdown on polluters, resigned Tuesday after misrepresenting his involvement in a criminal environmental case, Kroger's office said late Tuesday.

Kroger said in a press release that he referred the matter to the Marion County district attorney's office for investigation, adding that "it is crucial that all members of the Department of Justice maintain the highest professional standards." His office declined to comment further.

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