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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - OR: Salmon Recovery

EUGENE, Ore. - In its new budget request to Congress this week, the Obama administration has included some money for Oregon and four other Western states to restore salmon habitat. The $65 million for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund (PCSRF) is a lot more than zero, which is what the Bush ad

ANTELOPE, Ore. - On Thursday, a bill to create two new federal wilderness areas in Central Oregon was introduced by Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Jeff Merkley. Cathedral Rock and Horse Heaven are not what people might normally think of as pristine wilderness. For years, this federal land has

PORTLAND, Ore. - The year 2009 is dotted with important milestones for the conservation community in Oregon. For starters, the state got more than 200,000 new acres of federally designated wilderness, created in March with passage of the Omnibus Wilderness Act. Matt Little, Pacific Northwest regio

PORTLAND, Ore. - Thousands of miles of roads crisscross the Oregon backcountry, where washouts and slides are common. Bad roads affect water quality and fish habitat, as well as make access difficult for recreational uses. But a record $19 million is coming to the U.S. Forest Service in Oregon and W

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It's not an olive branch being extended, but perhaps a Ponderosa pine branch. On Wednesday, Oregon environmental leaders and timber industry executives stood side-by-side in the nation's capital, joining Sen. Ron Wyden to announce new legislation to revive the Oregon timber indust

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - One of the parties in the negotiations for the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement (KHSA) officially left the table this week and joined ten other organizations to propose an alternative agreement. The Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) is now part of the new Klamath

PPORTLAND, Ore. - Salmon, bull trout, leatherback sea turtles and Canada lynx are the Oregon "residents" on a new list of "America's Hottest Species." They are already considered endangered and will inch closer to extinction if climate change worsens, according to the Endangered Species Coalition an

PORTLAND, Ore. - Years of debate about how to restore endangered Northwest salmon and steelhead may be coming to a close, depending on what happens today in a Portland courtroom. Federal Judge James Redden will hear the U.S. government's reasoning behind its most recent fish recovery plan, and plan

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