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9th Circuit Dismisses Climate Kids' Suit Against Federal Government

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An Oregon-based youth advocacy group named Our Children's Trust and Earth Guardians filed a lawsuit in 2015 on behalf of the youngsters, seeking an injunction ordering the government to implement a plan to phase out fossil fuel emissions and draw down atmospheric carbon dioxide emission.

Bayocean: The Lost Resort Town That Oregon Forgot

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Bayocean, "the town that fell into the sea," stands as a warning to the hubris of our ever-spreading society.

Judge Finds Oregon Secretary Of State Improperly Rejected Ballot Measures

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The two measures would force Oregon to transition to emissions-free electricity. They are now free to proceed. 

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Washington Supreme Court OKs Lesser Version Of Carbon Cap

Gov. Jay Inslee says a Washington Supreme Court decision limiting his program to cap carbon pollution is a “clarion call” that lawmakers must act. The court on Thursday reinstated Inslee's Clean Air Rule but drastically limited its application.

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AG Sues To Stop Trump Administration From Ending Food Assistance For 21K Oregonians

Oregon is joining 14 states in suing the Trump administration over its decision to eliminate food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. More than 21,000 Oregonians could lose their benefits on April 1.

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Oregon Refugee Agencies Supported By Federal Judge's Ban Of Trump Order

Refugee support agencies in Oregon can breathe more easily after a federal judge in Maryland blocked President Trump’s executive order requiring state and local leaders to “opt into” resettlement, on Wednesday.

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Prosecutors In Jeremy Christian Case Attempt To Limit Defense's Arguments

Prosecutors are asking the court to prohibit"extreme emotional disturbance" as a defense argument for Christian's first-degree murder charges.

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Oregon DEQ Data Shows Pollution From Woodstoves Is On A Wildfire’s Scale

New data from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality shows woodstoves and chimneys emit particulate pollution at levels similar to a wildfire.

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