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Police Advance On Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

AP | Oct. 27, 2016 12:47 p.m. | Cannon Ball, North Dakota

Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and driving trucks, military Humvees and buses moved in Thursday to force Dakota Access pipeline protesters off private land.

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Hexavalent Chromium Found In Soil, Water At Salem-Keizer CTEC

Statesman Journal | Oct. 27, 2016 11:33 a.m.

The chemical compound is best known as the carcinogen in the movie “Erin Brockovich,” which is based on a true story about contaminated drinking water in Hinkley, Calif.

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More Pacific Coast Hatchery Salmon Could Receive Protections

AP | Oct. 26, 2016 12:26 p.m. | Boise

The National Marine Fisheries Service in a document made public Friday says 23 hatchery programs could produce fish genetically similar to their wild but struggling cousins and should have the option of receiving federal protections.

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Salmon, Steelhead Fishing Closes Early On Columbia River

East Oregonian | Oct. 21, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Recreational fishing for salmon and steelhead will close early on the Columbia River, beginning Saturday.

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VIDEO: Being A Columbia River Bar Pilot

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 3:55 p.m.

Complaining about the weather? Imagine being a Columbia River bar pilot when the weather goes south! 

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Report: Portland's Johnson Creek Has High Level Of PCBs

Pamplin Media Group | Oct. 20, 2016 12:53 p.m.

Oregon environmental regulators have found a steady increase in the levels of contamination in Southeast Portland’s Johnson Creek.

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Puget Sound In Line For Environmental Health Boost

KUOW/EarthFix | Oct. 18, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Seattle

Advocates for a healthier Puget Sound took a big step Tuesday in getting the same kind of coordinated recovery effort that's gone to the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.

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Klamath Irrigators Should Not Have Gotten $32M From Federal Agency: Report

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 13, 2016 4:42 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The critical audit comes after two whistleblowers accused the Bureau of Reclamation and a local water authority of misusing public funds.     

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Forest Lawsuit Against The State Turns Into A Class Action

OPB | Oct. 7, 2016 10:23 a.m. | Portland

A lawsuit claiming Oregon has failed to maximize revenues from state-owned forests, is gaining momentum.

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California Town Fights For Water Rights From Roseburg Company

The Roseburg News Review | Oct. 1, 2016 1:29 p.m.

The fate of a small northern California town’s drinking water is in the hands of the Oregon-based company, Roseburg Forest Products.