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Wyoming Governor Criticizes Oregon Coal Port Ruling

AP | Aug. 16, 2016 7:10 a.m. | Cheyenne, Wyoming

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he's disappointed with the judge's decision. He says coal is a critical economic driver for his state and the nation.

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Lawsuit Aims To Lower Columbia And Snake River Temperatures For Salmon

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2016 2:30 p.m.

High river temperatures in recent years has lead to the death of more than a quarter million salmon in the Columbia River. 

Forestry | Environment | Climate change

Drought, Climate Change Slow Growth Of Douglas Fir Forests: Study

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 9, 2016 6:30 p.m. | Portland

A new study finds the West is likely to see slower-growing Douglas fir trees in the future, as temperatures and droughts increase with climate change.

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Lawsuits Target Controversial Forest Plan For Western Oregon

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 9, 2016 4:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The plans will govern how some Oregon forests are managed for the coming decades.

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BLM Plans For Western Oregon Forests Finalized

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 5, 2016 4 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The Bureau of Land Management plans will govern more than 2 million acres of forestland. Timber groups and environmentalists are expressing disappointment.

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Jay Inslee Featured In Dramatic Climate Change Film Shown At DNC

OPB | July 27, 2016 1:08 p.m. | Philadelphia

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has made the environment a cornerstone of his political career, is featured in a video produced by filmmaker James Cameron for the Democratic National Convention.

Environment | Climate change | Energy

Washington State's Multiple Choice Test On Capping Carbon Pollution

KUOW/EarthFix | July 22, 2016 3 p.m.

Friday was the public's last chance to comment on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to limit carbon pollution from the state's biggest emitters. But with a carbon tax on the November ballot, it won't be voters' last word on the matter.

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Bend Citizens Debate Climate Change Resolution

OPB | July 22, 2016 noon

Bend is the latest city in Oregon to consider a plan to combat climate change.

Environment | Climate change | Pacific Ocean

Starving Seabirds Are Washing Up Dead On Washington, BC Beaches

KUOW | July 19, 2016 12:01 p.m. | Seattle

Seabirds have been washing up dead on beaches in Washington and British Columbia this summer, and scientists can't say why.