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Protesters Overflow Jordan Cove LNG Pipeline Hearing

A crowd estimated at more than 1,000 attended the state hearing surrounding concerns about the large quantities of soil that would need to be removed and replaced to install the proposed three-foot wide pipeline, spanning 229 miles across the state.

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Meet Metro's New Boss, And Prepare For Major Portland Area Changes

There's a new face atop the Portland area's regional government. And she has plans for big changes to your daily commute.

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Umatilla's Owl Man Is Bringing Burrowing Owls Back From The Brink

A decommissioned chemical weapons depot and a lone biologist might be the last hope for a population of burrowing owls.

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6 Years, 2 Missed Deadlines, And Still Yakima Valley's Water Needs Cleaned Up

The Yakima Valley used to be known for its cold, refreshing drinking water. But decades of intensive agricultural production have left residents — especially those working the farms — with a tainted water source.

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Oregon Ranchers Upset By Wild Horse Release

An apparent relocation of wild horses to Oregon’s Malheur National Forest has upset ranchers who say the area is already overstocked with the animals.

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To Build A Ballpark, Baseball Must Overcome Oregon's Love Of Industrial Land

The group trying to bring Major League Baseball to Portland has picked a stadium site, but Oregon's commitment to preserving industrial land is one big logistical hurdle. 

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Oregon Moves On Plan To Repurpose The Elliott State Forest For Research

Oregon State University wants to create a world-class research forest near Coos Bay.  Now they need $121 million.

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This Pesticide Poisons Kids, But It's Still Sprayed On Washington Orchards

A court battle is raging over whether or not the EPA should ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos. In the meantime, Pacific Northwest farmers keep using it.

Forestry | Land use | Flora and Fauna | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Feds Propose Listing Rare Humboldt Marten As A Threatened Species

Only a few hundred Humboldt martens are left, living in small coastal pockets of forest in Northern California and Southern Oregon.

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Public Lands Grazing Helps Ranchers, Sage Grouse, Study Says

Grazing restrictions on public lands may have unintended consequences for greater sage grouse, according to a recent study. The imperiled birds' habitat can be lost when ranching operations go under.


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