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Wood-Burning Advisory In Place For Much Of Oregon, SW Washington

An air quality advisory has been issued in Northwest and Central Oregon and Southwest Washington due to stagnate air conditions trapping woodsmoke in the air. 

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Regulators Maintain Jordan Cove Environmental Impacts Are 'Less Than Significant'

Federal regulators release final environmental impact document for the Jordan Cove LNG project.

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Air Quality Advisory For Oregon And SW Washington Lifted Following Rain

The pattern was trapping particles close to the ground, causing potential breathing difficulties for young children and those with heart and lung problems.   

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More Than 11,000 Scientists Say Climate Change Threatens 'Fate Of Humanity'

It’s rare for scientists to call something a clear and unequivocal fact. But that’s exactly what a group of 11,258 scientists from around the globe are saying in a new paper.

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Portland Oil Terminal Looks To Pipe Biofuels

Zenith Energy says it wants to add renewable fuels and "a liquid intermediate" to the list of products it handles at its crude oil terminal in Portland.

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Here's How Portland Can Reduce Diesel Pollution: Report

A new report from Lewis & Clark Law School offers a road map for reducing diesel pollution in the Portland metro area.

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Lawmakers Approve New Diesel Truck Regulations For Portland

Amid a flurry of last-minute votes on Sunday, Oregon lawmakers passed a bill regulating diesel trucks in the Portland metro area.

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Change To Oregon Smoke Rules Seeing Early Results For Prescribed Burns

We’re not getting nearly enough prescribed fire on the ground to restore forests and manage the risk of severe wildfire. Oregon's new smoke rules are intended to change that trend.

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider New Bill To Regulate Diesel Pollution

Oregon lawmakers are considering another bill that aims to regulate diesel pollution by phasing out older, more polluting trucks.

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Big Crowd Turns Out In Portland For Youth Climate Action Rally

Portland students joined the worldwide demonstration Friday to call on leaders to do something about climate change.