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Mount St. Helens’ story didn’t end when the ash settled and the landslides ground to a halt following the 1980 eruption. It’s still going on today.
Conservation groups and scientists are challenging a U.S. Forest Service decision to construct a road through a one-of-a-kind research area in Mount St. Helens’ Pumice Plain.
Mount St. Helens is a restless and occasionally violent volcano that looms within Portland's view. It's also a beacon to scientists, adventurers and OPB video production crews.