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PNS Daily Newscast - September 13, 2019 


Prosecutors get approval to bring charges against former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe; and the Trump administration rolls back clean water protections.

2020Talks - September 13, 2019. (3 min.)  


At last night's debate, Democrats try for breakout moments; former VP Joe Biden spats with Sen. Bernie Sanders and former HUD Secretary Julián Castro.

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Public News Service - OR: Oceans

NEWPORT, Ore. - It is "Shark Week" at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. Oregon waters are home to about 15 shark species. Five of them can be seen at the aquarium, where visitors can watch them feed and learn more about their role in the ocean ecosystem. Scientists say that, like many other aq

Newport, Ore. – Today's celebration of "World Oceans Day" is especially timely for Oregon this year, as the Oregon Shores Coastal Climate Action Conference gets underway in Newport. For both events, a major topic is healthy oceans and climate change. A biologist and keynote speaker at the Ne

Portland, OR – Proponents of creating a marine reserve system off the Oregon coast are thankful that President Bush apparently agrees that at least some areas of the world's oceans are worth protecting from over-fishing and oil drilling. Using a hundred-year-old law, he is designating three ne

Yachats, OR – Oregon has some company in its quest to designate marine reserves, areas off the coast that are off-limits to fishing and recreational use to protect ocean habitat. This month, the first National System of Marine Protected Areas was launched to track and coordinate the 1700 prote

Vancouver, BC – Chickens and pigs eat six times more seafood than people in the United States, because they're fed pellets made from forage fish, the small fish that are the ocean food source for larger fish, mammals and seabirds. A nine-year study just released by the University of British Co

Bay City, OR - They've been called "fish savings accounts:" areas that Oregon could set aside in its coastal waters as marine reserves to preserve fish populations and their habitat. Yesterday was the deadline for recommending exactly where Oregonians want those sites to be, and about 20 have been n

Depoe Bay, OR – By the end of this month, the State of Oregon will have its nominees for marine reserves. They're the ocean counterparts to wilderness areas, from the shoreline up to three nautical miles out. Governor Kulongoski has said the nominees need to be large enough to make a differenc

Eugene, OR – It's a big week for the Oregon coast-–not just in terms of summer tourists, but because of the growing push to protect it. Gov. Ted Kulongoski has joined California and Washington in a "West Coast Governors Agreement on Ocean Health." This comes as Oregonians are busy nomina

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