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Jordan Cove Decision Delayed By Feds After Oregon Denies Key Permit

OPB

Another federal regulatory delay on the Jordan Cove energy and pipeline project in southwest Oregon comes after Oregon's Department of Land Conservation and Development denied a key permit.

How Warming Winters Are Affecting Everything

NPR

Winters are warming faster than summers in many places, and colder parts of the U.S. are warming faster than hotter ones. The warming winter climate has year-round consequences across the country.

Oregon Highway 22 Closed Due To Tanker Crash, Diesel Spill

AP

A stretch of Oregon Highway 22 will be closed for much of this week as crews clean up gasoline and diesel fuel that leaked out of a crashed tanker truck near Idanha along the North Santiam River.

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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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Oregon Democrats Will Hit Pause On Cap-And-Trade Bill For More Hearings

House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, says she's bowing to House Republicans who wanted more discussion of the policy.

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Oregon Wrestles With Building Facilities In Tsunami Zones

Experts say the big one is coming to the Pacific Northwest: a massive earthquake that will cause buildings and bridges to collapse and unleash a tsunami that will devastate the coast.

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As Warm Winters Mess With Nut Trees' Sex Lives, Farmers Help Them 'Netflix And Chill'

Many fruit and nut trees need cold weather to bloom, which is becoming less common in a warming climate. So, farmers and scientists are teaming up to find ways to help orchards chill out and cope.

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Officials: Mississippi Flooding Remains 'Precarious,' And Can 'Turn At Any Moment'

Flooding is rippling across parts of the state capital of Jackson. Officials say that with more rain expected, the inundation could worsen. Thousands of residents have already been affected.

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BLM Proposes 11,000 Miles Of Fuel Breaks To Combat Great Basin Wildfires

The Bureau of Land Management announced a proposal Friday that would fund up to 11,000 miles of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah in an effort to better control wildfires.

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Interior Grant To Help Build Wildlife Crossings In The Northwest

A new federal grant aims to ease road congestion and interactions between motorists and wildlife in the Northwest.

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2.5M Pounds Of Radioactive Waste Illegally Dumped In Oregon Landfill

The Oregon Department of Energy has issued a Notice of Violation to Chemical Waste Management Arlington for illegally dumping more than two million pounds of radioactive materials in Oregon.

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Rare Weedy Seadragons Hatch At California Aquarium

The delicate creatures resemble bits of seaweed and are distant cousins of the seahorse. The aquarium says the two inch-long babies are already feeding on tiny shrimp.

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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. 


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