Natural resources

Natural resources
Gov. Kitzhaber oil train safety report sees statewide problems
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Monday, July 28, 2014

The Oregon governor released a review urging the state to institute a fee on rail cars moving oil and other hazardous material to fund oil train safety preparedness.

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Oregon timber harvest up 12%
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The state's timber harvest topped 4 billion board feet last year.

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Earthquake and tsunami risks challenge Jordan Cove LNG terminal
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The site of the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas terminal in Coos Bay is within the tsunami inundation zone.

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Oregon ranks 33rd worst in nation for water pollution
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Friday, June 20, 2014

Environment Oregon reports industrial facilities dumped 1.29 million pounds of toxic chemicals into the state's waterways in 2012.

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Oregon subsidizing Rainier rail safety project
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The $8.9 million project would allow 14 more oil trains to pass through the small Columbia River town.

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