December 20, 2014
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Salem-News.com (Nov-28-2014 20:45)
Follow The Sand To The Real Fracking BoomJames Stafford for Salem-News.com
The frac sand business is a huge element of the US oil boom but one that very few investors know anything about.
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When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it’s no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom.
Salem-News.com (Oct-24-2014 13:39)
U.S. Navy Preparing Supplement to the Northwest Training and Testing Draft EISSalem-News.com Staff
The Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS is expected in early December 2014.
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Following publication of the Draft EIS/OEIS on January 24, 2014, the U.S. Navy determined that updated training requirements would result in changes to the Proposed Action. Therefore, the U.S. Navy is preparing a Supplement to the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS).
Salem-News.com (Oct-21-2014 22:18)
New Ocean Partnership to Improve Awareness of Oregon`s Marine Reserves and Protected AreasSalem-News.com Staff
The Oregon Marine Reserves Partnership engages the public and invites their participation.
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A new partnership focused on sharing information, promoting science and cooperative research, and engaging citizens in Oregon’s marine reserves and protected areas has launched.
Salem-News.com (Sep-18-2014 20:42)
Mobilize and Organize to Stop and Prevent Planet Fever!William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador, Salem-News.com
334 organisations have signed the statement against the corporate capture of the UN Climate Summit
When we, as human beings, get a fever, we immediately get worried and take action. After all, we know that if our body temperature rises to 1.5ºC, let alone 2ºC [3.6 ºF] above the normal average, there can be severe damage, while an increase of 4-6ºC [7.2-10.8 ºF] or more can cause a comatose situation and even death.
Salem-News.com (Sep-16-2014 18:33)
Portland: Health Advisory Issued for Willamette RiverSalem-News.com
Visual observation of scum on river from southern end of Ross Island to Fremont Bridge
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The Oregon Health Authority is issuing a health advisory today, September 16, based on visual observation of scum on the Willamette River, extending from the southern end of Ross Island downstream to the Fremont Bridge in Multnomah County.
Salem-News.com (Sep-16-2014 11:38)
Over 2 Trillion Becquerels of Radioactive Waste in Pacific in Only 10 MonthsDavid Gutierrez / Global Research
This enormous amount of Radioactive Waste flowed from Fukushima Plant into the Pacific Ocean
At least 2 trillion becquerels’ worth of radioactive material flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean between August 2013 and May 2014, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted.
Salem-News.com (Aug-11-2014 14:05)
Oregon Bee Deaths Not From PesticidesSalem-News.com Staff
In addition, Oregon State University examined bee samples from Clackamas County for pests and disease.
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Laboratory analysis of dead honeybee samples taken from hives in Clackamas County this summer show no detection of pesticides.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2014 08:55)
Salem Officials Say Drinking Water is SafeSalem-News.com Staff
As a result of the monitoring program, staff has identified the presence of frequent, but low levels of algal toxins, in the reservoir this summer.
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Salem Public Works Department staff monitored water contamination developments in Toledo, Ohio, and Lincoln City, Oregon, with interest this week, as a toxic algae bloom restricted use of drinking water in both cities.
Salem-News.com (Jul-30-2014 07:12)
Four Public Hearings to be Held on Oregon Beach Smoking BanKevin Hays Salem-News.com
Education about the new rule is taking place through 2014, and enforcement will begin in 2015.
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Proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation area will be open for public comment through August 29.
Salem-News.com (Jul-29-2014 19:53)
Thousands of Dead Anchovies Could Cause a Smelly Problem for SeasideKevin Hays Salem-News.com
Officials say that while this may not seem like a good thing, it is a good sign that anchovies along the Oregon coast are doing very well.
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Thousands of dead anchovies could cause a fowl smell in the coming days in the popular Oregon coastal town of Seaside.
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