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Liquefied natural gas exports: not the answer for Oregon
By Marla Nelson, Staff Attorney Two major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects are proposed for Oregon's coastline: (1) Jordan Cove LNG , and (2) Oregon LNG . Natural gas is a cleaner energy source that oil or coal. But that does not mean LNG is a su...
Liquefied natural gas exports: not the answer for Oregon
Liquefied natural gas exports: not the answer for Oregon
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Mining in our National Forests deserves greater scrutiny from the U.S. Forest Service
By Marla Nelson, Staff Attorney The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is considering the approval of  28 Plans of Operations for mining activities in the Granite Creek Watershed (collectively called the Granite Creek Watershed Mining Project ).  The proposed area ...
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New and Improved Suction Dredge NPDES Permit in Oregon
By Becca Fischer, Law Clerk On March 27, 2015, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a revised water quality permit for wastewater discharges from
small-scale suction dredge mining operations used to recover precious metals
and mineral...
New and Improved Suction Dredge NPDES Permit in Oregon
New and Improved Suction Dredge NPDES Permit in Oregon
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NEPA and the Navy: a supplement that is hard to swallow
By Jeff Speir, NEDC Student Director The Department of the Navy and environmental advocates are
no strangers to conflict. Actions aimed at military preparedness are often at
odds with environmental protection. From Puerto Rico to California, the
military an...
NEPA and the Navy: a supplement that is hard to swallow
NEPA and the Navy: a supplement that is hard to swallow
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Port of Longview Ponders LPG
Enough about crude oil. Let's talk LPG. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG or LP-gas) consists of propane, propylene, butane, and butylenes. Suppliers obtain LPG mostly from gas wells but it is also a refinery by-product. The gas is stored as a liquid under moder...
Port of Longview Ponders LPG
Port of Longview Ponders LPG
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5 ways Northwest Innovation Works' proposed methanol export facility will change our landscape
Northwest Innovation Works has proposed a methanol manufacturing, storage, and marine export facility for the Port of Kalama. The Port of Kalama and Cowlitz County are preparing an analysis of the likely impacts of the project under Washington's State Envir...
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+1 for Public Scrutiny: Feds Reject Special Treatment for Train Route Details
Following the U.S. Department of Transportation's order for railroads to give state officials the specific details of oil train routes and volumes, some railroad companies sought confidentiality agreements with states to prevent public disclosure of that in...
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Lawsuit Urges Halt to Clatskanie Oil Terminal's Violation of Clean Air Act
The Northwest Environmental Defense Center, along with co-plaintiffs Center for Biological Diversity and Neighbors for Clean Air, filed a federal lawsuit on July 3rd, 2014 to require the crude oil transloading terminal in Clatskanie, Oregon to comply with t...
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