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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Public News Service - OR: Climate Change/Air Quality

Portland, OR - Oregon and six other Western states, frustrated with the lack of a federal plan to reduce climate-changing pollution, are developing their own plan. It's not yet final, but it's already drawing some criticism for not being tough enough on major polluters. The "Western Climate Initiat

Portland, OR – Tough times for the West are predicted in a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report about the effects of climate change on human health and welfare. For Oregon and other Western states, the list includes an increase in health problems related to heat and air pollut

Portland, OR – An Oregon weekend "unplugged" is the goal for families taking part this Saturday in the Great American Backyard Campout. David Mizejewski is a spokesperson for the National Wildlife Federation, which is sponsoring the national event. He says people will be camping out in their

Portland, OR – The first of the major climate change bills will be debated on the U.S. Senate floor starting on Monday. Not all members of Oregon's congressional delegation have decided how they'll vote on the Climate Security Act, and a wide variety of groups are working overtime to convince

Eugene, OR – If you think one person or one family can't make a difference when it comes to climate change, about 50 Eugene residents are willing to prove you wrong. They're the first participants in "Climate Masters," a new program developed at the University of Oregon to teach people exactly

Portland, OR – Tuesday is Earth Day, and perhaps no one in Oregon has kept up more closely with environmental issues in the state and around the globe than Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury. Today at a Portland rally, Bradbury will help Gov. Ted Kulongoski and the Sierra Club of Oregon k

Portland, OR – Oregon's primary election is still seven weeks away -- and at least one group insists this year, that's a good thing. The Sierra Club has launched a campaign called "Power2Change," because it contends the presidential candidates aren't saying enough about global warming and rene

Salem, OR – If you hunt or fish in Oregon, you're on the front lines to notice the impact of climate change on the environment. Today, a rally at the Oregon State Capitol will call on lawmakers to do something about it. Twenty-eight sportsmen's groups in the state have joined together to ask o

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