Natural resources

Natural resources
Lumber mill closes, lays off 85
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Rough & Ready Lumber closed its Cave Junction mill, a major local employer that just celebrated 90 years in business.

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Environmental groups move to file coal action
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Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Environmental groups including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Columbia Gorge intend to sue coal businesses for alleged federal Clean Water Act violations.

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Last partner drops out of Coos Bay coal port project
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Tuesday, April 02, 2013

The last partner dropped out of a proposal to ship coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia through the Port of Coos Bay.

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Oregon timber company paying $130K for air violations
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Friday, March 29, 2013

An Oregon timber company is paying $130,925 to a wood stove replacement program as part of a settlement about air pollution violations alleged by Montana regulators.

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McKenzie Bridge timber sale on hold
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

A federal judge ruled that the U.S. Forest Service can't go forward with a controversial logging project near McKenzie Bridge.

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