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Oregon Appeals Court Rules Against Water Permits On Clackamas River

Jan. 6, 2015 12:44 a.m.

A conservation group has convinced Oregon's Court of Appeals that state-approved water permits in the Clackamas River could have been bad for threatened fish.  

Energy | Environment

Oregon Agency Rejects Environmental Groups' Petition Challenging Oil Trains Permit

Dec. 12, 2014 6 p.m.

Environmental groups filed a petition with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in October asking the agency to reconsider its air quality permit for an oil train terminal on the Columbia River. This week the agency denied the petition.

News | local | OPB News Blog

Top Stories: New York Woman Identified As Parks Vandal, Studded Tires Permitted Saturday

Oct. 31, 2014 2:21 p.m.

Headlines for Friday, Oct. 31: The National Park Service has identified a primary suspect in vandalism cases at national parks in the West, studded tires can be used starting Saturday, an OSU study says Ebola could be contained by March, and more.

Energy | Environment

Environmental Groups Say Oregon Got It Wrong With Oil Terminal Permit

Oct. 18, 2014 12:17 a.m.

Local and national environmental groups filed a petition Friday claiming Oregon erred in granting an air quality permit to Oregon’s largest oil train terminal.

Energy | Environment

Two Challenges To Oregon's Coal Export Permit Denial Move Forward

Oct. 3, 2014 12:32 a.m.

The state of Oregon has approved hearings for two of three challenges to the recent Morrow Pacific coal export permit denial.

Energy | Environment

Coal Export Backers Appeal Permit Denial For Columbia River Project

Sept. 8, 2014 11:22 p.m.

The developer of the proposed Morrow Pacific coal export project, as well as two project supporters, are appealing the state of Oregon's decision to deny a permit for a dock on the Columbia River.

Energy | Environment

Local Concerns And A New Permit For Oregon's Largest Oil By Rail Terminal

Aug. 19, 2014 7:53 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality approved a new air quality permit Tuesday for Oregon’s only oil train terminal in Clatskanie and received roughly 1,400 comments in the process.

Energy | Environment

Oregon Denies Permit For Controversial Coal Export Dock

Aug. 18, 2014 8:36 p.m.

Oregon regulators announced Monday they will not issue a permit for a controversial coal export dock in Boardman.

Communities | Environment

Oregon To Decide On Controversial Coal Export Dock Permit Monday

Aug. 15, 2014 4:44 p.m.

Oregon regulators plan to decide Monday whether to deny a permit for a coal export dock in Boardman to preserve tribal fishing on the Columbia River.

Energy | Environment

Lawsuit Over Air Pollution Permits Targets Oregon Oil Terminal

July 2, 2014 11:08 p.m.

The operator of an oil-shipping terminal near Clatskanie in Northwest Oregon is being sued by environmental groups that say the facility lacks the proper permits and is doing environmental harm to local communities.

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Portland Residents Capitalize On Pokémon Go

July 15, 2016 10:15 p.m.

Portland-area residents are capitalizing on Pokémon Go as a business venture, providing services like personal drivers, professional trainers, egg hatchers and more.

History | NW Life | local

Stories Hidden From History: Roberta Conner

July 14, 2015 5:38 p.m.

The executive director of Tamástlikt Cultural Institute on who tells the stories of Native people.

local | Arts

Snap A Photo Of Your Favorite #OregonMoment And Be Entered To Win!

Sept. 15, 2014 9:30 p.m.

Share your favorite "Oregon moment" by entering the Oregon Art Beat and Portland Art Museum photo contest. Find out how to enter and what you could win.

Music | Sessions

TisDass at OPB

Aug. 9, 2014 7:04 p.m.

With members from Niger, Portland and Olympia, TisDass plays a set of "desert blues."

Music | local | Arts

Will Higher Ticket Prices Change Summer Music Scene?

Aug. 27, 2013 7 a.m.

The summer concert season is wrapping up. But while the Northwest festival scene is thriving, concertgoers are parting with more money to see summer shows.

NW Life | Sports | local

The First Time Around: Velodrome Cycling For Beginners

Aug. 26, 2013 8:45 p.m.

You, too, can ride the harrowing 43-degree curves in the Alpenrose Velodrome. All you need is $10 and a helmet. Watch our video to see what happens as novice riders take a track development class.



A Weekend to Leave Your Head Spinnin'

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