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Former 'Oregon Field Guide' Photographer Rafts Through The Grand Canyon To An Uncharted World With Coronavirus

Former “Oregon Field Guide” photographer Nick Fisher dropped into the Colorado River for a Grand Canyon rafting trip. When he emerged from the trip three weeks later, the world had been turned upside down.

Environment | Water

EPA Sends Enforcement Orders For Portland Harbor Superfund Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is ordering two companies, Schnitzer Steel and Evraz Inc., to do their part in the Portland Harbor Superfund Site cleanup on the Willamette River.

Pacific Ocean | Climate change | local | Environment | Water | News | Energy

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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Companies Challenge Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup Plan

In a petition submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week, four companies challenged the agency’s cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site.

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New Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup Agreements Secured By EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces eight new agreements with parties responsible for cleaning up the Portland Harbor Superfund Site.

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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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Jordan Cove Decision Delayed By Feds After Oregon Denies Key Permit

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.

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Feds Say Willamette River Wake Surfing Could Harm Salmon

Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say wake sports that create large waves on the Willamette River could pose a serious risk to threatened salmon and steelhead.

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Umatilla County Residents Assess Damage After Flooding

As floodwaters continue to recede in northeastern Oregon, residents and Umatilla County officials are assessing the damage, ranging from washed-out roads, bridges and homes.

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Northwest Floodwaters Begin To Recede, Revealing True Scale Of The Damage

Floodwaters in southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon are starting to recede. But this relatively good news follows days of bad news and inundated towns – along with collapsed bridges, dozens of helicopter rescues and washed-out roads.