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The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde have purchased 23 acres of property adjacent to Willamette Falls where the now-closed Blue Heron paper mill was located, the tribe announced. The site, in Oregon City, was once home to both Willamette and Clackamas bands, who were relocated to Grand… Read More

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Large commercial and municipal customers of ­Portland General Electric gobbled up the first offering in the utility’s new Green Future Impact program, ­mirroring the popularity of corporate renewable energy buying ­programs around the region and the country. Read More

On Aug. 26, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments by the U.S. Environmental ­Protection Agency and five conservation groups over who’s responsible for issuing plans to deal with water temperature pollution in the Snake and Columbia rivers, and how soon those plans sh… Read More

The EPA issued a revised guidance on Aug. 20 that officials said would ease “planning burdens” on states developing plans to reduce regional haze caused by ­emissions from power plants and other industrial facilities. Read More