Energy | Environment | Communities | Land useOPB/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.
News | local | Environment | Land useThe Register-Guard | April 10, 2016 11:01 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon
The city of Eugene has bought 100 acres of forestland near the Lane Community College campus for $850,000 in a deal city parks planning manager Neil Bjorklund calls a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
This is the second preliminary purchase deal announced since federal energy regulators denied approval of the export terminal and pipeline project.
"Limited" commercial advertising is coming to Washington State Parks. The state park system will begin placing ads in parks as early as this summer to make itself more self-sustaining.
Gavin Seim, a prominent supporter of the group that occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, is kicking off a nationwide speaking tour in Oregon.
These counties are using “coordination,” an obscure provision in two federal environmental policy laws that require agencies to coordinate with local governments in land use planning.
Forestry | Climate change | Environment | Land use | News | localAP | April 4, 2016 10:13 a.m. | Seattle
The Seattle Times reports that the state Department of Natural Resources program is part of legislation signed last week by Gov. Jay Inslee that includes stronger language directing the state to approve permits for these burns.
News | local | Environment | Land useJefferson Public Radio | March 29, 2016 9:12 a.m.
During the summer of 2014, wildfires burned more than 200,000 acres of the Klamath National Forest in northern California’s Siskiyou County. But a plan to help reduce the threat of future wildfires has faced stiff opposition.