Environmental groups including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Columbia Gorge intend to sue coal businesses for alleged federal Clean Water Act violations.
The last partner dropped out of a proposal to ship coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia through the Port of Coos Bay.
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.
A federal judge ruled that the U.S. Forest Service can't go forward with a controversial logging project near McKenzie Bridge.
A Senate committee is considering extending county timber payments for another year.