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Scientists Are Closer To Understanding What Makes Ocean's Toxic Algae Bloom

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 21, 2016 4:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

A new study sheds light on the causes and conditions behind toxic ocean algae blooms.

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Salmon, Steelhead Fishing Closes Early On Columbia River

East Oregonian | Oct. 21, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Recreational fishing for salmon and steelhead will close early on the Columbia River, beginning Saturday.

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Strong Wind Gusts Cause Power Outages, Fallen Trees Across Northwest

OPB | Oct. 15, 2016 3:40 p.m. | Portland

Crews are cleaning up after a tornado ripped through Manzanita, Oregon, Friday. More bad weather is forecast for parts of the West Coast Saturday.

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The Columbus Day Storm Of 1962

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016 12:11 p.m.

As Oregon and the Pacific Northwest prepares for the coming storm, take a look back at Oregon's catastrophic windstorm that struck 54 years ago this week.

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Wind, Rain Wallop Pacific Northwest

AP | Oct. 14, 2016 7:50 a.m.

In Oregon, Portland General Electric reported that more than 4,000 customers were without power at 5 a.m. Friday.

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Northwest Activists Arrested After Shutting Down Canada-To-US Oil Pipelines

KUOW/EarthFix | Oct. 11, 2016 1:45 p.m. | Seattle

Protesters -- all from the Pacific Northwest -- shut down pipelines Tuesday at all five sites across the northern U.S. where pipelines deliver oil from Canada’s oil sands to American refineries.

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Vancouver Oil Terminal Project Makes Big Bet On Oil Train Safety

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 7, 2016 2:45 p.m.

Oil company Tesoro says it wants to prove that it takes safety concerns seriously.

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How Lakes Can Work Like Batteries That Charge The Electricity Grid

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 5, 2016 1:45 p.m. | Klamath Falls, Oregon

A project in Oregon’s Klamath County is aiming to complement renewable energy development in the Northwest by creating a giant water battery.

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Industry Lawsuits Mount Against Washington State's New Carbon Cap

Northwest News Network | Sept. 30, 2016 7 p.m.

A group of natural gas utilities in Washington Friday filed the third legal challenge this week to new state limits on global warming pollution.

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Warm Pacific Ocean 'Blob' Facilitated Vast Toxic Algae Bloom

AP | Sept. 30, 2016 8:12 a.m.

A new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year that closed lucrative fisheries from California to British Columbia and disrupted marine life from seabirds to sea lions.