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Crater Lake To Remove Graffiti After Snow Melts

Medford Mail Tribune | June 17, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park officials said they plan to remove graffiti left on Mount Scott by a vandal in 2014 as soon as the snow melts.

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Oregon Regulators Delay Decision On Energy Export Project

OPB/EarthFix | June 13, 2016 2:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The announcement comes ahead of a protest Tuesday in Salem by opponents of the project.

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Could The Lava Beds Be The Next National Park?

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | June 9, 2016 8:30 a.m.

A national park can come into existence in one of two ways: by presidential proclamation or by an act of Congress.

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Federal Judge Upholds Charges Against Wildlife Refuge Occupiers

OPB | June 4, 2016 11:54 a.m.

A federal judge has ruled that conspiracy and firearms possession in a federal facility charges against occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge will stand.   

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Portland Family Faces The Reality Of A Lead-Poisoned Child

OPB/EarthFix | May 24, 2016 9 p.m.

News of toxic lead in the air and water have many parents on high alert. Lead poisoning in children can cause permanent brain damage. One Portland family is confronting that reality.

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Feds Announce $10M For Wildfire Projects In 12 States

AP | May 24, 2016 12:42 p.m. | Marsing, Idaho

The money is part of the Wildland Fire Resilient Landscapes Program intended to restore public lands.

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Oregon's 'Right To Farm' Law Questioned In Pesticide Dispute

Capital Press | May 19, 2016 8:32 a.m.

Questions about the constitutionality of Oregon’s “right to farm” law, which shields growers from some lawsuits, have been resurrected in a pesticide dispute in Curry County.

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How A Little Divot Near Mount Rainier Became Vancouver Notch

PRI's The World | May 8, 2016 2:15 p.m.

Mount Rainier is a grand, imposing, majestic site to see while sitting in traffic on Interstate 5 near Tacoma, Washington. So much so, that the tiny little divot in the foothills just to its south seems unremarkable. Until you hear what Barbara Reid has to say about it.

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Development Near Salmon-Bearing Streams Gets New Restrictions

OPB | April 14, 2016 2:55 p.m.

Building in flood zones is about to get harder across much of Oregon, due to new federal recommendations. 

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Jordan Cove LNG Backers Appeal Federal Permit Denial

OPB/EarthFix | April 11, 2016 5:59 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The companies backing the Jordan Cove energy project have appealed a federal decision denying their proposal to pipe natural gas through Oregon so it can be shipped to Asia.