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Thousands of people gathered Saturday on the shore of the Columbia River to celebrate the grand opening of the much-anticipated Vancouver Waterfront park.
The Oregon Legislature is considering allocating more than $1.2 million to better prepare state agencies for algal toxin contaminations in response to Salem's drinking water crisis this year.
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Climate change is forcing us to rethink how we use lakes as water reservoirs. That's creating conflict between east-of-the-Cascades farmers and recreation-seekers from the urban westside.
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Nearly two months after an international team of experts began taking extraordinary measures to save a young sick orca, the critically endangered whale is skinnier than ever.
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The giant, U-shaped tube is designed to form a garbage-corralling barrier propelled by wind and waves. Its creator hopes to remove half the plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in five years.
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One concern among scientists is that the seafloor could potentially release more methane due to climate change. Methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas than the better-known carbon dioxide.
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When a ship owner’s dreams die, the vessel may end up as a pollution source. DNR wants to spur cleanups and rural jobs.
The Portland Water Bureau is advancing a plan to filter Portland's drinking water for the first time since the system came on line in 1895.