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Health Official Recommends Filtration Plant To Treat Portland Water

Portland Tribune | July 20, 2017 6:53 p.m. | Portland

Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Paul Lewis has recommended the City Council approve the most expensive option for fighting a potentially deadly parasite in the Bull Run watershed.

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City To Spend $5 Million On Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Pamplin Media Group | July 20, 2017 7:46 a.m. | Portland

It is not yet clear how much the city will ultimately pay for the project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has estimated cleanup costs at $1.2 billion.

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Fuel Spill Contaminates E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area

Statesman Journal | July 18, 2017 9:51 a.m.

A massive fuel spill on Highway 99W near Adair Village has caused traffic detours and delays for the past 10 days as the state clears contaminated soil and repairs the road.

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Oregon Rancher Challenging Well Shutdown Near Snake Creek

Capital Press | July 18, 2017 9:12 a.m.

Farmer claims the Oregon Water Resources Department has ordered him to stop pumping from a well based on an erroneous mathematical model.

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Oregon Environmental Agency Protects Famed River From Mining Proposal

Statesman Journal | July 16, 2017 9:24 a.m.

Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission voted 5-0 Thursday to designate the North Fork Smith River — which begins in southwest Oregon and flows into California — as an Outstanding Resource Waters.

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Court Hears Case Over Bend Drinking Water Project

OPB | July 13, 2017 3:16 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

The city of Bend and an environmental group argued Thursday in the Ninth District Court of Appeals over the city’s use of water and healthy fish habitat. 

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Oregon Legislature Orders Emergency Plans For 17 Dams

Statesman Journal | July 13, 2017 12:18 p.m.

Oregon legislature orders 17 high hazard dams to develop emergency plans.

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Average Cost Of Portland Tap Water Could Increase $10 A Month

OPB | July 11, 2017 12:46 p.m. | Portland

Treating Portland's water supply for a microscopic pathogen, cryptosporidium, could increase the average monthly bill for customers as much as $10.38 in coming years.

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Oregon Celebrates 50 Years Of Beach Bill

Statesman Journal | July 6, 2017 11:07 a.m.

Oregon's Beach Bill, signed in 1967, guarantees unrestricted public access to the state's beaches.

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Klamath County Commissioners Renew Support For Jordan Cove LNG Pipeline

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | July 6, 2017 8:23 a.m.

Klamath County Commissioners have renewed their support for the Jordan Cove liquid natural gas pipeline after approving a letter Wednesday endorsing the project.


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