Environment

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crucial to the construction of a natural gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas depot on the Oregon Coast has been withdrawn.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, …

Lowering fuel emission standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – For embattled EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, it appeared to be business as usual as he announced plans to roll back Obama-era greenhouse gas and fuel emissions standards. “What was done in 2011 and 2012 as we evaluate …

Controlled burns planned around Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – Numerous controlled burns are scheduled to take place around Ashland Tuesday. According to the City of Ashland, controlled burns will be conducted near Ashland Mine Road, Acid Castle Rocks, Upper Tolman Creek Road and the east side of the …