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It's Round 3 For Jordan Cove LNG Terminal And Pipeline

OPB/EarthFix | March 17, 2017 12:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.

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Hunters And Anglers Cross Political Lines To Fight For Public Lands

OPB/EarthFix | March 16, 2017 8:30 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Hunting and fishing groups are standing shoulder to shoulder with environmentalists to fight back against what they see as threats to public lands.

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Conservation Group Maps Land Protection Strategy In 3 Western States

AP | March 12, 2017 12:24 p.m. | Boise

A conservation group has created maps identifying key landscapes in three Western states most likely to sustain native species amid climate change and is distributing money to protect private lands in those areas through use-limiting easements or outright purchases.

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Oregon Secretary Of State Criticizes Governor For Reversal On Elliott State Forest Sale

OPB | Feb. 25, 2017 3:49 p.m. | Portland

The newly elected Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gave his first political speech to a Republican group since taking office — and he targeted Democratic Gov. Kate Brown.

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'This Land Is Our Land' Bonus: The Jurors Talk

OPB | Feb. 22, 2017 2:52 p.m. | Portland

How did the jury from the first Malheur refuge trial arrive at a guilty verdict? The two most prominent jurors explain. 

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Oregon Lawmakers Debate Whether To Study Federal-To-State Land Transfers

OPB | Feb. 16, 2017 3:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The bill would create a task force that would study the feasibility and cost of pursuing such transfers. Conservation groups oppose it.

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Oregon Counties Sue Federal Government Over Cascade-Siskiyou Expansion

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 3:10 p.m. | Portland

A group of counties that gets revenue from logging lands within the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument boundaries is suing the federal government.

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Trial Opens In Nevada With Competing Tales Of Bunkerville Standoff

AP | Feb. 9, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Las Vegas

A jury in Las Vegas heard competing narratives Thursday about six men accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal roundup of cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in April 2014.

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How Oregon Standoff And Jeff Sessions May Affect Bunkerville Trial

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 12:13 p.m.

The trial of six men accused of participating in an armed standoff with federal agents in 2014 in Bunkerville, Nevada, starts Thursday — refocusing attention on land rights in the West.

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Jury Selection Underway In Trial Of 6 In Bundy Ranch Standoff

AP | Feb. 6, 2017 11:26 a.m. | Las Vegas

Jury selection has begun in federal court in Nevada for trial of the first six defendants accused of taking up arms against federal agents herding cattle off public land near cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014.