Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW), Pat Dooris SALEM, Ore. — After years of failed attempts, Oregon is poised to enact a cap-and-trade program to combat climate change. Unlike past attempts, this version comes from the governor’s office rather than the state ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The Biden administration is planning to aggressively expand offshore wind energy capacity in the U.S. It could hold as many as seven sales for new offshore leases by 2025. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced the move ...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Officials investigating the oil spill are looking into whether a ship’s anchor may have struck a pipeline on the ocean floor, causing Amplify Energy’s major leak of crude. Aggressive actions to clean up the spill are ...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (NBC) – An offshore oil spill in Southern California is threatening marine life and scenic beaches. 126,000 gallons of oil spilled into the waters off Orange County. Officials say it happened when an underwater pipeline owned by ...

NEW ORLEANS, La. (CNN) – The U.S. Coast Guard is looking into hundreds of reports of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico since Hurricane Ida. The Coast Guard is conducting fly-overs off the coast of Louisiana as it investigates ...

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – The plan to remove four dams along the Klamath River took another step forward. In 2004, PacifiCorp was managing eight Klamath Project dams in Klamath and Siskiyou Counties when the power company was told four of ...

SALEM, Ore. – A bill allowing human remains to be safely converted into soil was signed into law by Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Representative Pam Marsh, who serves House District 5-Southern Jackson County, penned House Bill 2574 to give Oregonians ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The federal agency overseeing much of the irrigation in and around Klamath Lake will not release water from a canal this year. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is in charge of the Klamath Project, providing irrigation ...

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The Senate on Wednesday approved a measure to restore an Obama-era rule cracking down on methane emissions in the oil and gas industries. The move is part of the Biden administration’s push to combat climate change. ...

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