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More Than 1,000 Families Still Searching For Homes 6 Months After The Camp Fire

Six months ago, California's deadliest wildfire almost completely destroyed the town of Paradise. Survivors are still struggling to find places to live in a region with a chronic housing shortage.

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Jordan Cove Would Be Oregon's Top Carbon Polluter If Built

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission estimates that Jordan Cove would account for more than 4% of the state’s total allowed greenhouse gas under Oregon's 2020 emission reduction goals.

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Cap-And-Trade Bill Could Hike Natural Gas Prices In Oregon

As Oregon lawmakers hammer out the final details of a cap-and-trade bill that aims to address climate change, they're weighing how to handle the risk of spiking natural gas prices.

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Large Grid Storage Project Near Klamath Falls Gets Federal Approval

The $800 million project in southern Oregon gets the greenlight as its developers plan to start a larger, similar project in south-central Washington.

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Oregon's Air Is Getting Worse, According To American Lung Association

Oregon’s air is getting worse — according to a new report from the American Lung Association

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Protesters Arrested At Zenith Oil Terminal

Police arrest 11 protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion Portland, which built a small garden that blocked Zenith Energy's Portland railroad terminal.

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Most Teachers Don't Teach Climate Change; 4 In 5 Parents Wish They Did

As students around the globe participate in Earth Day, a new NPR/Ipsos poll finds 55% of teachers don't teach or talk about climate change and 46% of parents haven't discussed it with their kids.

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Group Plants Garden On Oil Terminal Tracks To Protest Portland Climate Action

An environmental group has blocked railroad tracks at Zenith Energy's oil-by-rail terminal in Northwest Portland, demanding "local and systemic action" against climate change.

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Washington Utility Eager To Branch Into Hydrogen Fuel Production

It would be the first of a group of power companies in the Pacific Northwest to use their dams to make "renewable hydrogen."

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Green New Deal Vote Sets Up Climate Change As Key 2020 Issue

The GOP-controlled Senate will vote on a Democratic resolution led by New York freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that calls for the U.S. to reach zero net carbon emissions within 10 years.