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Portland, Port Join Settlement With Monsanto Over PCBs Contamination

The City of Portland, along with the Port of Portland, join over 2,500 government entities in a multi-million-dollar proposed class action settlement with Monsanto.

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Tracing The Coronavirus Through Sewer Pipes In Oregon

Stand-alone projects testing wastewater for the coronavirus are starting to catch on nationwide — including in Oregon.

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SCOTUS Declines To Hear Klamath Basin Water Rights Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up a Klamath Basin water dispute that goes back nearly two decades.

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Good News For Sea Otter Fans: A Cost-benefit Analysis Encourages Oregon Return

A study of sea otter restoration in British Columbia is giving encouragement to a group that wants to bring sea otters back to the Oregon Coast.

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Former 'Oregon Field Guide' Photographer Rafts Through The Grand Canyon To An Uncharted World With Coronavirus

Former “Oregon Field Guide” photographer Nick Fisher dropped into the Colorado River for a Grand Canyon rafting trip. When he emerged from the trip three weeks later, the world had been turned upside down.

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EPA Sends Enforcement Orders For Portland Harbor Superfund Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering two companies, Schnitzer Steel and Evraz Inc., to do their part in the Portland Harbor Superfund Site cleanup on the Willamette River.

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Jordan Cove Energy Project Gets Federal Approval But State Permit Denials Remain

A federal commission gave its conditional approval Thursday to Southwest Oregon’s controversial Jordan Cove energy project.

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Companies Challenge Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup Plan

In a petition submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week, four companies challenged the agency’s cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site.

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New Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup Agreements Secured By EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces eight new agreements with parties responsible for cleaning up the Portland Harbor Superfund Site.

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Feds Reject Calls To Remove 4 Snake River Dams, A Plan Aimed At Saving Salmon

Environmental groups who have pushed for years for the dams to come down to help salmon recover immediately blasted the report.