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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.

Pacific Ocean | Environment | Climate change

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.

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Low Water In Detroit Lake Sparks Concern, Meeting

Statesman Journal | July 18, 2016 9:33 a.m.

For the second year in a row, low water in Detroit Lake is likely to affect recreation and tourism in the Santiam Canyon.

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Oregon's Drought Is Spreading

Statesman Journal | July 8, 2016 7:47 a.m.

Half the state now is in moderate drought, and the remainder is abnormally dry, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Solstice, Full Moon Mark Summer's Official Arrival

AP | June 20, 2016 8:21 a.m.

Sky watchers will later be treated to a rare full moon coinciding with the solstice. June's full moon has traditionally been nicknamed the honey moon or the strawberry moon because of its large, reddish-amber appearance in the sky.

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Native Olympia Oysters Have Built-In Resistance To Ocean Acidification

OPB | June 12, 2016 2:45 p.m. | Portland

Native Olympia oysters have a built-in resistance to ocean acidification, according to a newly published study in the Journal of Limnology and Oceanography.

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Warm Spring Takes A Toll On Oregon Snowpack

OPB | June 7, 2016 10:47 a.m.

A warm spring in the Northwest has taken a toll on the snowpack in Oregon. Snow has melted quickly, resulting in an unusual loss of snowpack.

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Hood River Community Gathers To Protest Oil Transport By Rail

Northwest News Network | June 6, 2016 3:30 p.m.

As crews worked to clean up overturned oil tanker cars and answer questions about the cause of Friday’s train derailment in Mosier, Oregon, the Hood River community gathered to protest oil transport by rail.

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Portland School Board Bans Climate Change-Denying Materials

Portland Tribune | May 24, 2016 9:52 a.m.

In a move spearheaded by environmentalists, the Portland Public Schools board unanimously approved a resolution aimed at eliminating doubt of climate change and its causes in schools.