The Coast

The Coast
Rail line's woes and foes
December 2007
Saturday, December 01, 2007

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After unexpectedly shutting down traffic on a rail line between Eugene and Coos Bay this fall, the Boca Raton, Fla., company RailAmerica wants to form a public and private partnership.

 

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Growers association pushes for certified sustainable shellfish
November 2007
Thursday, November 01, 2007

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The Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association is taking its environmental policy worldwide, with help from the World Wildlife Fund and Portland-based Food Alliance.

 

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Marine reserves rankle ports, fishermen
October 2007
Monday, October 01, 2007

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A push by Gov. Ted Kulongoski to create a network of marine reserves off the coast by 2009 has sparked serious concern among some port officials.

 

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Chromite mining begins in Coos County
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

Over the concerns of some South Coast residents, Coos County will allow a subsidiary of an Australia-based mining company to begin mining one of the few chromite reserves in the Western Hemisphere.

 

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LNG plan clears early hurdle in Astoria
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007

NorthernStar Natural Gas cleared a major hurdle on the long regulatory path to building its Bradwood Landing LNG terminal about 20 miles east of Astoria.

 

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