Environment

Environment & Planning

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Backers of a liquefied natural gas project at the northwestern corner of Oregon are calling it quits.

Warrenton Mayor Mark Kujala says the development company Leucadia  National Corporation of New York is no longer willing to bankroll the Oregon LNG project.

Oregon Coast Aquarium

One of the two olive ridley sea turtles rescued on Oregon beaches last winter has died.

City of Eugene

The City of Eugene has purchased 100 acres of land north of Lane Community College. The city hopes the acquisition will help connect Eugene’s ridgeline system with Mt Buford Park and Springfield.

US Fish & Wildlife Service

This weekend, hundreds of birders flocked to Harney County for the 35th annual migratory bird festival. It’s been about 2 months since the armed occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge ended. Eugene’s Noah Strycker was at the festival.

Talk Of Drought Quiet This Year Among Oregon Farmers

Apr 10, 2016
Jamie Francis/The OregonianPivot

State water supply levels have Oregon farmers optimistic this year. Last April, mountain snowpack and reservoir levels were much lower than average. This year, talk of drought is somewhat quiet.

Rachael McDonald

A federal magistrate judge in Eugene Friday ruled that a lawsuit brought by 21 teens against the federal government can go to trial. The youth say their constitutional rights are being violated by the government’s inaction on climate change.

It’s not every day that the governors of Oregon and California, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, the head of a major power company, and representatives of multiple tribes all gather at the mouth of a river.  But April 6th was an historic day for the Klamath River.

City of Eugene

South Eugene's Amazon Park Playground will close, and undergo a major renovation this summer. 

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Following months of rehabilitation at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, sea turtles Thunder and Lightning have been transferred to San Diego.

Umpqua National Forest

Oregon forest managers urge people not to pick trillium when hiking in the woods. The white blossoms are an early blooming wildflower in the Pacific Northwest.

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