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The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

April 16, 2021
In the Press

The developer of a proposed gas-fired power plant in Oregon has apparently decided to withdraw its state-issued permit.

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

April 14, 2021
In the Press

Taking a trip to see Gorge wildflowers is a great way to get out of town while continuing to follow social distancing measures.

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

December 4, 2020
In the Press

(A) group is working right now to transform a section of land along the Columbia River and return a wildlife refuge to a more natural state.

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.

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.

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.

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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