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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.

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.

Columbia County Spotlight: New Rail Safety Rules Approved by Legislature

Columbia County Spotlight: New Rail Safety Rules Approved by Legislature

July 19, 2019
In the Press

Passed by House and Senate, legislation now awaits Gov. Kate Brown's signature.

The Dalles Chronicle: Turtles' Slow Fight for Survival

The Dalles Chronicle: Turtles' Slow Fight for Survival

July 17, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

Western pond turtles struggle against bullfrogs, habitat loss, and now, shell disease.

KATU: Gorge Traffic Tie-Ups Spawn Changes and More Likely on the Way

KATU: Gorge Traffic Tie-Ups Spawn Changes and More Likely on the Way

July 17, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

Hour-long traffic backups are happening along the historic highway where ODOT says traffic has increased 50% during the past decade.

Bike Portland: Time to Look Past Cars, Says Gorge Leader

Bike Portland: Time to Look Past Cars, Says Gorge Leader

July 11, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

The head of the organization whose mission is to protect the Columbia Gorge wants fewer people to drive cars through it.

Willamette Week: Oregon Legislature Passes Three Notable Environmental Bills

Willamette Week: Oregon Legislature Passes Three Notable Environmental Bills

July 3, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

There will be new regulations for diesel trucks, oil trains and scrapyard operators.

The Dalles Chronicle: Summit Ridge Project Hits Opposition, Technical Challenges

The Dalles Chronicle: Summit Ridge Project Hits Opposition, Technical Challenges

June 29, 2019
Latest News, In the Press

The wind farm, an approved but as yet unbuilt wind energy generation facility proposed near the Deschutes River, is in limbo.

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