A state agency has rejected an appeal from environmental groups and reaffirmed a permit needed to build a shipping terminal at Coos Bay, where developers have proposed exporting natural gas. The project will require building a pipeline across Douglas County to transport the gas to the terminal. The World newspaper in Coos Bay reports the groups had argued the state should have considered the environmental impact of shipping coal and liquefied natural gas and the effect on the ocean of building the terminal itself. An administrative law judge for the State Lands Department said Oregon law doesn’t require an evaluation …
- Sutherlin resident and Pearl Harbor survivor recalls infamous day; local remembrance ceremony cancelled
- Publisher’s Notebook: Isn’t it better to do or sell something than to beg?
- Crafters brave snow, ice to attend annual Douglas County Christmas Craft Fair
- Roseburg hunter tags record whitetail buck
- Branch out from the usual Christmas trees