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Oregon's Elected Leaders Step Up The Fight Against LNG
04/08/2008

Senator Wyden introduces legislation to protect state's rights against feds for LNG terminal sites....read more

Rep. DeFazio Lambasts BLM for Sitting on Latest Scientific Review of WOPR
03/28/2008

Scientific Team Fails To Support Findings In WOPR....read more

A rough road to repair
03/27/2008

The deterioration of decades-old roads on national forests is causing big problems for aquatic ecosystems across the West, especially in the Pacific Northwest, which has an estimated $1.3 billion backlog of roadwork on its tens of thousands of miles of deserted forest roads....read more

Forest Service May Move to Interior
03/26/2008

Some see agency as out of place under the US Dept. of Agriculture....read more

Clackamas River CrossingProposed Oregon natural gas pipeline raises environmental concerns
03/24/2008

For the Palomar pipeline to be built across Oregon, timber would have to be clear-cut and rivers crossed....read more

Campaign begins to put pipeline to vote in Clatsop County
03/20/2008

Clatsop County’s approval of LNG project now uncertain as community groups launch campaign to take decision to voters in ballot referendum....read more

Forest Grove Council Opposes Pipeline
03/17/2008

In 6-0 vote, council says pipelines threaten region's water supply, air quality....read more

Recreation Fees Rising in Wake of Fires’ Costs
03/10/2008

Reeling from the high cost of fighting wildfires, federal land agencies have been imposing new fees and increasing existing ones at recreation sites across the West in an effort to raise tens of millions of dollars....read more

The Oregonian - Editorial
03/03/2008

A deal that should have been wrapped up still undone Aide says Oklahoma senator cares more about "mountain of debt" than Mount Hood....read more

Mount Hood wilderness bill stalls; Oregon senators fume
02/29/2008

Surprise objection - Republican Sen. Tom Coburn blocks the expansion....read more

News Release: USFS Funds road work in Mt. Hood National Forest
02/27/2008

Oregon & Washington national forests receive road and trail funds but much more needed for cleaner water and better recreation access....read more

Old growth forests reducing climate change effects
02/25/2008

The “Old Forests, New Management” conference in Tasmania has heard from imminent scientists that there is no justification for logging of old growth forests, and that re-growth forest logging could soon lose its social license under future carbon trading....read more

Major Landslide in Willamette National Forest Caused by 1992 Clearcut
02/20/2008

Amtrak's train tracks will be out for weeks, causing major delays for the Pacific coast routes....read more

Governor ups ante against LNG sites
02/15/2008

A letter tells federal regulators to back off and calls into question the quality of their reviews....read more

A Region's Vitality, Melting Away
02/11/2008

Hood River farmers thought the water flowing from shrinking Mt. Hood glaciers was essential to their prized fruit crops; new OSU research shows just how essential....read more

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