Tribes run for Salmon and dam removal and against LNG Pipeline

The Karuk Tribe, Yurok Tribe and Klamath Tribes will be celebrating the holiday weekend with a 300 mile relay run for Klamath Salmon, showing support for Dam Removal and opposition to the LNG Pipeline Taking part will be youth and mentors from Klamath Basin Tribes and supportive members of the community of all ages. Runners …

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Astoria Parks

Parks info from Astoria City Councillor Cindy Price: How did the Parks & Rec Department get in this situation? Ten years ago the Department was reduced to 14 full-time employees, about half the staff from the previous decade. Over the following ten years, through today, budget cuts further reduced the number of full-time employees in …

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LNG spends 50 times opponents to defeat Coos County ballot measure

From:  The Oregonian/OregonLive Voters in Coos County rejected a ballot measure Tuesday that would have banned the controversial Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export terminal and its 231-mile feeder pipeline. Measure 6-162, titled the Coos County Right to Sustainable Energy Future Ordinance, did not mention Jordan Cove specifically. But it took direct aim at the …

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The Coos County LNG battle

Here’s the sad truth about what our kindred spirits in southern Oregon are up against. https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/04/21/oregon-coos-county-faces-gas-industry-funding-lobbyists-battle-halt-jordan-cove-lng Scattered throughout Coos County, situated on Oregon’s southern coast, are signs reading “Save Coos Jobs, Vote No on County Measure 6-162.” The signs were put there by Save Coos Jobs, a political action committee (PAC) with more than $358,500 in funding from Canadian-based energy …

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More on Jordan Cove & pipeline

Long time Lower Columbia NO-LNGers will recognize the frustration expressed by Stacey McLaughlin in the message below. Douglas County’s Pacific Connector Pipeline Affected Landowners need some advice and maybe some help - here's the deal: 1.) Landowners John Clarke, Stacey McLaughlin, Francis Eatherington and Pamela Brown Ordway have appealed (on behalf of all opposing landowners) …

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College opt out, oil train bills, Coos LNG

Here's an March 16 update on the attempt by Clatsop Community College to opt out of the Linn County state forest lawsuit.  The text from the Daily Astorian article is quoted below. "Linn County Circuit Court has denied Clatsop Community College’s attempt to leave the $1.4 billion timber lawsuit against the state. The college board …

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