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Could The New Klamath Dam Removal Plan Kick-Start The Stalled Water Deals?

Jefferson Public Radio | Feb. 5, 2016 6 a.m.

Oregon and California — along with federal agencies and PacifiCorp — agreed in principal this week on a separate process to remove the dams by 2020.  

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Oregon Conservation Group Sues On Behalf Of Spotted Frog

AP | Jan. 12, 2016 3:51 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Conservation group behind the suit wants changes in river flows to improve frog habitat.

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Washington Oyster Growers Again Ask For Permission To Use Pesticides

AP | Jan. 12, 2016 12:16 p.m. | Seattle

Oyster growers say their farms will become unusable without the use of pesticides.

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Ore. Treasurer: Suspend Energy Department's Lending Program

AP | Jan. 7, 2016 12:49 p.m. | Portland

The state's Small Scale Energy Loan Program faces a $20 million deficit after making bad loans.

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Harney Ranchers Have Long, Varied History With Feds

OPB | Jan. 7, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The ranchers of Harney County, Oregon, have a long history of working — and struggling with — agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management.

Sustainability | News | Environment | Energy

Pendleton Looks To Eradicate Pollution-Causing Wood Stoves

East Oregonian | Jan. 7, 2016 11:56 a.m.

Wood stove loan program has helped 172 homeowners replace polluting wood stoves in last 15 years.

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Snow Harvesting: Northwest Ski Resorts Adapt To Climate Change

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 5, 2016 5:30 p.m.

With climate models predicting warmer winters and less snow in the future, Northwest ski resorts are finding strategies they can use to adapt.

Sustainability | News | Land

Oregonians Threw Away More, Recycled Less In 2014

Statesman Journal | Dec. 19, 2015 10:21 a.m.

Oregonians sent more garbage to landfills and recycled less in 2014, a new report from the state Department of Environmental Quality shows.

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Whatever Happened to "Cap and Trade"?

Marketplace | Dec. 9, 2015 3:58 a.m.

The big idea of companies trading rights to emit greenhouse gases has floundered in Europe.

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Volkswagen Dealers in U.S. Waiting for Guidance

Marketplace | Sept. 24, 2015 7 a.m.

They 'will most likely be the ones cleaning up' VW's mess.