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Trump EPA Proposes Big Changes To Federal Water Protections

The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule as too expansive.

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Oregon Seeing Red In Dispute With California Winery

Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are stomping on a California winery's claims that it makes an Oregon pinot noir.

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Tribes Drop Endangered Species Lawsuit In Klamath Basin

Klamath water interests are gearing up for a long-called-for reworking of roadmap for saving an endangered fish in a part of the arid Northwest where farmers need water for crop irrigation.

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'The Four Top': Ivy Manning | Virginia Gewin | Tove Danovich

As we finish up harvest season, we discuss food, fall and farming.

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Troubled Oregon Dairy Announces Shut Down

A troubled mega-dairy in Oregon has announced its plans to shut down. After racking up multiple environmental violations, the farm’s owner has been fired and a trustee wants to sell the property.

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Bye, Bye, Beer? Brewers Say They've Got A Plan On Climate Change

A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?

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Climate Change Could Make Beer Prices Double, Study Says

The price of a six-pack in the U.S. could rise by $1 to $8 because of drought and heat. As one of the researchers says, it's "another way climate change will suck."

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The Search Is On For Every Bee Species In Oregon

No one knows just what bee species live in Oregon, which means we can’t even begin to track if they’re declining. A statewide project wants to change that.

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Public Lands Grazing Helps Ranchers, Sage Grouse, Study Says

Grazing restrictions on public lands may have unintended consequences for greater sage grouse, according to a recent study. The imperiled birds' habitat can be lost when ranching operations go under.

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Oregon Moves To Protect Wine From False Out-Of-State Labels

Oregon pinot noir is so popular that some winemakers elsewhere are making false links to the state's viticultural areas for their own wines, and might be breaking the law