Coos County voters rejected a measure Tuesday designed to prevent a liquefied natural gas plant from being built on the coast.
Politics | local | News | EnvironmentAP | May 14, 2017 9:08 a.m. | Seattle
The ballot measure before Coos County voters Tuesday would block the $7.5 billion Jordan Cove Energy Project, a proposed liquefied natural gas port that would be the first of its kind on the U.S. West Coast.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsThe Coos Bay World | April 21, 2017 2:51 p.m. | Coos County, Oregon
Opponents to a proposed ballot measure that threatens pipeline and liquid natural gas projects are funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into Coos County to ensure that the ordinance fails.
One of President Trump’s top economic advisors says the administration plans to approve a permit for the controversial Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project in Coos Bay.
After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.
Cowlitz County has approved a key permit for a controversial methanol plant proposed on the Columbia River. Opponents plan to appeal the decision.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsThe Coos Bay World | Dec. 9, 2016 3:19 p.m.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission decided in March to deny a permission to build a 234-mile-long interstate pipeline that would end in an export terminal in Jordan Cove.
NW Life | Energy | local | Environment | NewsEast Oregonian | Nov. 30, 2016 1:40 p.m.
For tribal officials, a 1999 explosion underscored the potential danger of fossil fuel pipelines criss-crossing the landscape where American Indians live, hunt and retain cultural resources.
The announcement comes ahead of a protest Tuesday in Salem by opponents of the project.
The backers of a proposed $6 billion liquefied natural gas export terminal and pipeline on the Columbia River have decided to end the project, known as Oregon LNG. A glut of LNG hitting international markets may be the reason.
This is the second preliminary purchase deal announced since federal energy regulators denied approval of the export terminal and pipeline project.
Land use | Water | Fish & Wildlife | Communities | Environment | Economy | Climate change | EnergyOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 30, 2015 noon | Ashland, Oregon
Federal regulators determine that Jordan Cove can take steps to minimize environmental and safety concerns surrounding the liquefied natural gas export terminal and pipeline.
Land use | Water | Fish & Wildlife | Communities | Environment | Economy | Climate change | Energy | Renewable energy | LandOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 5, 2015 4:47 p.m. | Shady Cove, Oregon
Opponents of the Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline are hiking the proposed pipe route from Malin to Coos Bay, Oregon.
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Top Stories: 22,000 PGE Customers Without Power, Memorial Planned For Clackamas Town Center Shooting AnniversaryOPB | Dec. 12, 2014 8 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, Dec. 12: About 22,000 Portland General Electric customers are without power; a special memorial two years after the Clackamas Town Center shooting will be held tonight in Portland; University of Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota won more awards at the College Football Awards Show; and more.
The price for natural gas will jump up in 2015 across the state, the Oregon Public Utilities Commission announced Tuesday, despite record-breaking production levels in the U.S. in each of the past seven years.
Politics | local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Aug. 26, 2014 8:15 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Tuesday, Aug. 26: The candidates for governor have set dates for three of five debates, Hermiston has taken the first step in forming its own utility to provide natural gas, Grants Pass native Ty Burrell won an Emmy Monday night for his role in "Modern Family," and more.