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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Public News Service - OR: Oceans

PORTLAND, Ore. - Some rivers in Oregon, Washington and California are part of a federal proposal to save a small forage fish that was declared a threatened species about a year ago. Groups that want to protect the fish say the proposal is a start, but does not go far enough. The National Oceanic an

ASTORIA, Ore. - Three packed public meetings on the Oregon coast this week confirmed that creating marine reserves to protect fish and habitat directly offshore is both a popular and controversial idea. All three community teams - in Astoria, Florence and Newport - voted in favor of marine reserves,

PORTLAND, Ore. - As people head to the Oregon coast for Labor Day weekend, a new report suggests the state could be doing more to protect the coastal waters and the fish and wildlife that inhabit them. Oregon agencies and task forces have been hard at work on plans for managing the ocean resources d

SALEM, Ore. - Just a couple of weeks after President Obama authorized creation of the county's first National Ocean Policy, an Oregon task force has completed recommendations it has been working on for months for a similar, state-based plan for Oregon's offshore waters. The deadline for recommendati

PORTLAND, Ore. - A federal judge has given the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service until today to remand the updates it has made to its federal salmon management plan for the Columbia-Snake River Basin. Judge James Redden isn't convinced the changes are sufficien

SALEM, Ore. - President Obama said in his State of the Union address that the country needs to make "tough decisions about opening new offshore areas for oil and gas development." In Salem this week, the Oregon Legislature is already weighing in on that idea. Lawmakers are considering renewing a ba

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

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

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