Oregon's U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are co-sponsoring the River Democracy Act which would add nearly 4,700 miles of Oregon Streams to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. We hear from two reporters about the bill and opposition to it.
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.