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Oct. 18, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Tests Reveal High Levels Of Toxic Pollutants In Columbia River Fish

New tests reveal high levels of toxic pollutants in fish caught by anglers in the Columbia River and Columbia Slough. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Columbia Riverkeeper, Toxics in fish


June 06, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Testing: How Toxic Is This Fisherman's Catch?

I went fishing with Hood River native Greg Short this morning and Lorri Epstein of Columbia Riverkeeper. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Water, Clean Water: The Next Act, Columbia Riverkeeper, Toxics in fish


March 16, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Millenium pulls coal export permit, starts over

Late yesterday afternoon, Millenium Bulk Logistics announced the company is withdrawing its permit for the proposed coal export terminal in Longview, Wash., and starting the approval process over so the company can do "a more detailed evaluation of potential environmental impacts for the full array of proposed bulk material products." Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Columbia Riverkeeper, Longview coal export, Millenium Bulk Logistics


Jan. 13, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

New board takes back Oregon LNG approval

I guess Oregon LNG didn't call "no take-backs" before three new Clatsop County commissioners were sworn in this week. The new gang is already showing a less favorable leaning on liquefied natural gas than the commissioners they replaced (as promised in the May 2010 elections). Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Columbia Riverkeeper, Liquefied natural gas, Oregon LNG


Nov. 23, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Cowlitz County approves coal export terminal

Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Coal, Columbia River Basin, Columbia Riverkeeper, Longview coal export



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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