The bitter and protracted battle over the Jordan Cove Energy Project has finally come to a close. The Calgary-based Pembina company has formally asked federal energy regulators to withdraw authorizations for the proposed pipeline and liquified natural gas export terminal in southwest Oregon.
Los residentes del vecindario Cully en el noreste de Portland, junto con varias organizaciones ambientales, hacen un llamado a los reguladores estatales y federales para que hagan responsable a la planta de reciclaje de vidrio Owens-Brockway por emitir contaminantes peligrosos en las comunidades cercanas.
A Coast Guard official says the amount of crude oil spilled in an offshore pipeline leak in Southern California is believed to be close to 25,000 gallons, or only about one-fifth of what officials initially feared.
After a crude oil sheen was detected on the waters off the Southern California coast, environmentalists feared the worst. A week later, Orange County and its signature beaches have been spared a potentially calamitous fate, though the long-term toll on plant and animal life remains unknown.
A webcam focused on a nest near Newport drew thousands of viewers last June. But they became mortified as three chicks fell out and died after the parents left them to fend on their own. The fourth was rescued and sent to Eugene’s Cascades Raptor Center.