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"Hike the Pipe" supporters on Rogue River show opposition to the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project.

Battle over Jordan Cove energy project is over after developers pull plug

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.


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Wendi Suni Yah Canul and her son Mario Valle Yah (6) pose in front of their community garden plot located in Northeast Portland's Cully Park on Oct. 7, 2021.

El vecindario Cully de Portland encuentra aliados para luchar por aire limpio

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 gloved hand holds a bird saved from an oil spill wrapped in a cloth.

California spill not the environmental disaster first 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 peregrine falcon dubbed "Princess" takes flight near Cape Perpetua after being nursed back to health by the Cascade Raptor Center.

A happy ending for beleaguered falcon chick, ‘Princess’

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.



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