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This is an aerial view of the North Spit, the proposed site for the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas pipeline.

This is an aerial view of the North Spit, the proposed site for the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas pipeline.

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  • Nearly 80% of the people experiencing homelessness in the U.S. are people of color, though they make up only 30% of the general population. A national public health firm has set out to figure out why, and they’re coming to Portland looking for answers. Marc Dones is a project director at the Center for Social Innovation, which has already done this research in 6 cities across the US.
  • Klamath Tribes Chairman Don Gentry recently wrote in a New York Times op-ed that the proposed Jordan Cove Pipeline could destroy tribal grave sites and could be the “next Standing Rock.” He joins us for more details.

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