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Jordan Cove Energy Project Gets Federal Approval But State Permit Denials Remain

A federal commission gave its conditional approval Thursday to Southwest Oregon’s controversial Jordan Cove energy project.

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He Led 3 Republican Walkouts. Now He's Calling It Quits.

The top Republican in the Oregon Senate, who led his colleagues on three walkouts to protest a plan to fight climate change, won't seek re-election.

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Pesticide Regulation Still Uncertain After GOP Walkout Prevents Vote

As a bill to phase out the pesticide chlorpyrifos fails to make it through the short session, an Oregon Department of Agriculture workgroup will resume consideration of possible limits on its use.

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With Oregon Climate Action Stalled In Salem, Some Businesses Look Beyond Cap And Trade

Oregon lawmakers may not get to vote this session on a controversial climate bill, but some companies are gearing up to burn fewer fossil fuels regardless.

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With Oregon Republicans' Walkout Ongoing, New Routines Are Forming In The Capitol

At this point in a legislative session, lawmakers would normally be finalizing state budgets and starting to prepare for adjournment. Instead, mornings in the Capitol have a new ritual.

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Feds Reject Calls To Remove 4 Snake River Dams, A Plan Aimed At Saving Salmon

Environmental groups who have pushed for years for the dams to come down to help salmon recover immediately blasted the report.

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No Sign Of Compromise As Oregon Republican Boycott Grows

Oregon Republican representatives walked away from the Capitol a day after GOP state senators took the same step.

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With Oregon Republicans Ready To Walk Out, Gov. Brown Tries To Bargain

GOP state senators could flee the Capitol next week to block a climate bill. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has been trying to keep them in the building. 

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Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet's 'Biggest Threat'

Amazon, the company Bezos founded and heads, has come under increasing scrutiny for its own carbon footprint.

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How The Big Oregon Timber Deal Came Together, And How It Could Fall Apart

This week started off on a celebratory note in Salem, but the good feelings didn't last long.