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OPB: Residents Say Columbia Gorge Mine Violates Scenic Area Act

OPB: Residents Say Columbia Gorge Mine Violates Scenic Area Act

August 9, 2019
In the Press

Washougal, WA, residents say a controversial rock-mining operation is disrupting their neighborhood’s peace and quiet.

August 13 Hearing Set to Halt Illegal Mine in the Columbia Gorge

August 13 Hearing Set to Halt Illegal Mine in the Columbia Gorge

August 8, 2019
Latest News

Unpermitted mining expands as Friends and neighbors present their case for the mine’s closure.

"Bingen Skyline" Painting Wins Friends' Ribbon at Maryhill Exhibition

"Bingen Skyline" Painting Wins Friends' Ribbon at Maryhill Exhibition

August 5, 2019
Latest News

Artist Lilli-anne Price wins inaugural Friends of the Columbia Gorge ribbon at Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia Gorge Paint-Off and Exhibition.

Willamette Week: High Court Rules Against State in Energy Facility Decision

Willamette Week: High Court Rules Against State in Energy Facility Decision

August 4, 2019
In the Press

The opinion could affect future wind farms and natural gas plants, as well as two facilities that are already permitted.

East Oregonian: Court Ruling Could Nix Permits for Big Energy Projects

East Oregonian: Court Ruling Could Nix Permits for Big Energy Projects

August 3, 2019
In the Press

An Oregon Supreme Court ruling could bring an end to permits for two big energy projects in Eastern Oregon and eight more statewide.

Bloomberg: Oregon Supreme Court Invalidates Energy Facility Permit Approval Rules

Bloomberg: Oregon Supreme Court Invalidates Energy Facility Permit Approval Rules

August 1, 2019
In the Press

The ruling could leave two big projects in limbo.

Oregon Supreme Court Invalidates Energy Council's Rules for Modifying Power Plants

Oregon Supreme Court Invalidates Energy Council's Rules for Modifying Power Plants

August 1, 2019
Latest News

The decision is also expected to terminate two long-pending energy projects.

KPTV: Summer Temps Bring Out Summer  Crowds in the Columbia River Gorge

KPTV: Summer Temps Bring Out Summer Crowds in the Columbia River Gorge

July 22, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

This summer is turning out to be a busy one for trailheads and tourist spots in the Columbia River Gorge.

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