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Justice Department Won't Release National Monument Documents

The U.S. Department of Justice won't provide documents possibly outlining legal justifications for President Trump to shrink national monuments.

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Crook County Wants Local Voices To Have More Weight In Public Lands

Crook County’s plan is part of a recent movement in rural counties to resurrect an obscure federal policy and have more weight in federal lands management.

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His Fellow Conservatives Call Him A ‘Green Decoy’ | Terrestrial

Ty Stubblefield self-identifies as a “red blooded conservative,” but he’s also an avid hunter who is frustrated with Republicans' efforts to transfer public lands out of federal control.

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Portland's Lawsuit Against Monsanto Proceeds, With Some Claims Dismissed

The City of Portland and Port of Portland can proceed with lawsuits against Monsanto, but a judge has dismissed several of the city’s claims over chemical contamination of the city’s waterways.  

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Competing For Trash: The Hidden Landfills Of The Columbia River Gorge

Every weekday, 50 to 60 semi-trucks pull off the interstate at Arlington, Oregon, and head up to the Columbia Ridge Landfill with Portland's garbage. Seattle and Kitsap County's also goes there, but by train.

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Gold And Copper Mining In The Rainy Shadow Of A Volcano

The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.

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Oregon’s Forest Fires Have Cost $340 Million So Far

Oregon has had a “challenging” fire season this year, State Forester Peter Dougherty told several legislative committees Monday.

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As School Begins, How Are Oregon Schools Doing On Lead Treatment?

The kids in Oregon's largest school district went back to school this week, and none of them were allowed to drink from school water fountains. 

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Forest Service Approves Exploratory Mining Near Mount St. Helens

The U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with a plan to allow exploratory mining near Mount St. Helens.

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Report: Zinke Recommends Reducing Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Early reports suggest the Oregon national monument is one of three nationally pegged for reduction