Environment

Preserving Oregon’s rivers

PORTLAND, Ore. (NBC/Gary Strieker) – Even in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon has more than its fair share of rivers and streams. But Oregonians are not taking their water resources for granted with many of them supporting a new measure to give their …

Jordan Cove Project hits a major setback

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A controversial natural gas pipeline project in southwest Oregon hit yet another major roadblock. The Jordan Cove Project has been in the works for well over a decade. The proposed pipeline would span 229 miles through Oregon, with a …

Jordan Cove LNG withdraws permit application

COOS BAY, Ore. – A permit crucial to the construction of a natural gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas depot on the Oregon Coast has been withdrawn. The proposed Jordan Cove Pipeline would extend from Malin to Coos Bay, where natural gas …

Smart meters coming to the Rogue Valley

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Pacific Power is rolling out “smart meters” for residences and businesses in Jackson County. According to Pacific power, they’ll work this summer to replace about 88,000 old, aging electric meters in Medford, Central Point, Eagle Point, Butte Falls, …