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Who's Following The Forest Practices Act? Oregon Can't Say For Sure.

Oregon spent five years and close to a million dollars to find out how many people and companies follow state logging rules — and came away with an answer that’s being called essentially worthless.

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Federal Judge Blocks Grazing Permits To Oregon Family At Heart Of Malheur Occupation

U.S. Judge Michael H. Simon issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday, blocking the grazing permits issued to Dwight and Steven Hammond by former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

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New Washington State Park In The Works Along Nisqually River

Washington is getting its first new full-service state park in many years. The planned park build-out is on land the state owns along the Nisqually River near Eatonville, Washington.

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Coos Bay Fishermen Brace For Impacts From Jordan Cove And Channel-Widening Projects

The Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas terminal and the local port's channel widening projects are both working their way through the permitting process.

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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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Oregon Emergency Director To Visit Flooded Counties After Declining To Declare A Disaster

Local and tribal officials in eastern Oregon are pushing for Gov. Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency to help pay for the aftermath of extensive flooding. 

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New Technology Will Help Northwest Forest Managers Assess Wildfire Danger

The new system is being adopted by a limited number of fire agencies and national forests in time for fire season.

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Taming The Devil's Staircase: What Happens Next?

The Devil’s Staircase Wilderness area in southwestern Oregon received federal protections last month. Now the question is whether to leave one of Oregon's most wild areas untamed or to make it more accessible to the public.

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Federal Judge Upholds Expansion Of The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

A federal judge says when Barack Obama was president, he had the authority to pull designated timber production lands into the monument near Ashland.

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Oregon Herbicide Ban Slowed By Chemical Company Appeal

Dead pines nears Sisters set off a state investigation and a proposed ban, but chemical giant Bayer claims this unfairly singles out its product.