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Public News Service - OR: Climate Change/Air Quality

PORTLAND, Ore. - Congress begins October with another huge priority on its plate - a new national energy policy to curb climate change and create jobs in the process. The House already passed a bill this summer, while the Senate version was introduced Wednesday. The goal of the Senate legislation is

Portland, OR - The Western Oregon Plan Revisions (WOPR) have become the latest Bush administration edict to be set aside by the new administration. The forest management plan for more than 2.5 million acres was called "indefensible" and the science behind it "tainted and distorted by political press

Newburg, OR – Job growth in "clean" industry is outpacing traditional job growth by at least 5-to-1 in Oregon, according to a new report for The Pew Charitable Trusts. It also shows investors are pumping more money into clean energy businesses - 48 percent more in 2008 than in 2007. They are

Portland, OR – Climate change has become an issue for working families in Oregon and throughout the West. This week, Western Climate Initiative (WCI) officials came to Portland to meet with union leaders and talk about ways to protect the environment while maintaining high-quality, living-wage

Salem, OR – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has declared greenhouse gases a danger to public health and welfare, something Oregon decided in 2007, adopting its own goals for reducing climate change pollution. This year, the State Legislature is considering at least a dozen bills, inc

Washington, D.C. – About 10,000 college students are expected to converge on Congress today, and more than 150 of them are from Oregon. The rally is part of "Power Shift '09" - four days of workshops about climate change and how young people can advocate in their communities for clean energy.

Portland, OR – The Columbia River Gorge is one of several locations in Oregon that could get increased federal protection, after passage of the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act by the U.S. Senate earlier this month. If enacted, the measure could be one of the most sweeping conservation laws

San Francisco, CA – A California group is warning Oregon to take better care of its native fish populations. The fish and watershed advocacy group, California Trout, has released a study that says 65 percent of native salmon, steelhead and trout species in Oregon have less than 100 years befor

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