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Competing For Trash: The Hidden Landfills Of The Columbia River Gorge

Northwest News Network | Sept. 24, 2017 11:45 a.m.

Every weekday, 50 to 60 semi-trucks pull off the interstate at Arlington, Oregon, and head up to the Columbia Ridge Landfill with Portland's garbage. Seattle and Kitsap County's also goes there, but by train.

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Gold And Copper Mining In The Rainy Shadow Of A Volcano

KUOW/EarthFix | Sept. 21, 2017 11:43 a.m. | Morton, Washington

The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.

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Oregon’s Forest Fires Have Cost $340 Million So Far

Statesman Journal | Sept. 18, 2017 6:16 p.m.

Oregon has had a “challenging” fire season this year, State Forester Peter Dougherty told several legislative committees Monday.

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As School Begins, How Are Oregon Schools Doing On Lead Treatment?

OPB | Aug. 31, 2017 12:11 p.m. | Portland

The kids in Oregon's largest school district went back to school this week, and none of them were allowed to drink from school water fountains. 

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Forest Service Approves Exploratory Mining Near Mount St. Helens

OPB | Aug. 25, 2017 7:39 a.m.

The U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with a plan to allow exploratory mining near Mount St. Helens.

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Report: Zinke Recommends Reducing Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 24, 2017 2:53 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Early reports suggest the Oregon national monument is one of three nationally pegged for reduction

Environment | Flora and Fauna | Food | Land use | Land

Tribe's Huckleberry Harvest Brings Fire (or Something Like It) Back to the Forest

KUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 21, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington

Washington's Tulalip Tribe is working with the Forest Service to recreate open patches in the forest.

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Portland Parks And Rec Plans More East Multnomah Parks

Portland Tribune | Aug. 8, 2017 2:09 p.m.

Portland Parks & Recreation plans more parks in East Multnomah County east of 122nd Ave.

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Whitewater Wildfire Closes Prime Solar Eclipse Viewing Area

Statesman Journal | Aug. 8, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Detroit, Oregon

Tens of thousands were expected to visit the Jefferson and Detroit Lake areas because they are smack in the middle of the eclipse's path of totality.

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How Farming Inside Wildlife Refuges Is Transforming Klamath Basin Agriculture

OPB/EarthFix | July 26, 2017 7 p.m. | Tulelake, California

While controversial, the common practice of farming on the Klamath wildlife refuges has resulted in an interesting new direction for agriculture across the basin. 


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