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Environmentalists urge feds to seize Bundy cattle

With the ink barely dry on the dismissal citing prosecutorial error and misconduct handed down by a federal judge about a case brought against Cliven Bundy for refusing to pay federal grazing fees, environmentalists are urging Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to order the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to… 397 more words

Environmentalism

Inundation of the Heartland:  Tropical Storm Agnes and the Landscape of the Susquehanna Valley

 Original research written by Frank Grumbine

Abstract: Environmental perception and poor land use practices in the twentieth century are argued to be the primary agents which led to widespread devastation of the Susquehanna Valley following tropical storm Agnes in the summer of 1972.  12,985 more words

A LETTER OF CONCERN

City of Wilsonville expresses uneasiness about Aurora Airport legislation and the potential traffic impacts it might bring

Source: A LETTER OF CONCERN

Oregon Legislature

Park-and-ride lots, area development are not mutually exclusive at transit stations

To park or to develop is a key question for transit station area planning. While park-and-ride facilities are one of the primary ways that transit riders reach stations, using the surrounding land for development allows passengers to shop or do other activities and can help reduce auto dependence. 537 more words

Transportation Research

Hirst: The Bigger Picture

Water law is in the news with the infamous “Hirst” decision being used to blockade the state capital budget. To understand how this roaring mouse could hold up a billion-dollar budget, several myths need dispelling. 591 more words

Instream Flows

Kiwi Conundrum - Water Quality

I’m re-posting some pieces that were featured originally in the Farmers Guardian

Lloyd McCall is a broad-shouldered 50-something and unmistakeably a Kiwi farmer. He manages around 2,000 hectares of mostly dairy around Winton on New Zealand’s Southern Island. 418 more words

Environment

PV Homes Fails to Get Quorum for Board Election, Jeff Lewis to Return to Court

The Daily Breeze reports here on the going legal dispute over the quorum for board elections for the Palos Verdes Homes Association:

The next hearing is set for Feb.

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Palos Verdes