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Oregon Allows Controversial Fracked Gas Power Plant to Begin Construction

Oregon Allows Controversial Fracked Gas Power Plant to Begin Construction

November 5, 2020
In the Press

Having fought the plant for years, environmentalists expressed surprise that the state has greenlighted a major new greenhouse gas polluter.

Chuush: Water for Warm Springs Campaign Press Release

Chuush: Water for Warm Springs Campaign Press Release

October 26, 2020
Latest News

The water crisis in Warm Springs gains support from coalition of conservation groups.

OPB: Columbia River Gorge Gets Approval for a Historic Revised Management Plan

OPB: Columbia River Gorge Gets Approval for a Historic Revised Management Plan

October 19, 2020
In the Press

For the first time, the management plan requires a climate action strategy to continue to protect the region and adapt to changing climate.

Sweeping Changes Approved to Columbia River Gorge Management

Sweeping Changes Approved to Columbia River Gorge Management

October 14, 2020
Latest News

New policies address climate change, salmon streams, wetlands, and limit urban expansion.

The Columbian: Grappling With the Columbia Gorge

The Columbian: Grappling With the Columbia Gorge

August 16, 2020
In the Press

Powerful political and economic forces are at odds over how resources, communities and growth in the Gorge should be managed.

OPB: Reopened Multnomah Falls Might Preview the Gorge’s Post-Pandemic Future

OPB: Reopened Multnomah Falls Might Preview the Gorge’s Post-Pandemic Future

August 15, 2020
In the Press

Significant logistical challenges were posed for the U.S. Forest Service when it recently reopened the attraction for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Columbia Insight: Gorge Commission Reverses Course on Urban Expansion

Columbia Insight: Gorge Commission Reverses Course on Urban Expansion

August 12, 2020
In the Press

A unanimous vote by the Columbia River Gorge Commission marks the first major change to urban boundary policy in more than three decades.

The Columbian: Crews Raise Hwy 14 As Part of Work to Restore Steigerwald Floodplain

The Columbian: Crews Raise Hwy 14 As Part of Work to Restore Steigerwald Floodplain

August 12, 2020
In the Press

The project aims to restore 965 acres of floodplain habitat in the Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

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