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Recent news from around the region that relates to the Rogue River and neighboring watersheds that Rogue Riverkeeper works to protect.

An end to dredge work?
Mercury levels in the Rogue River could spell the end to suction mining
Where Is It Safe to Swim?
Through the Rogue Riverkeeper water quality monitoring program, water quality tests at a number of popular swimming and boating sites in our region will be used to update free website and smartphone apps to inform the public.
Conservationists Push To Expand Rogue River Wilderness Area
On the fiftieth anniversary of the Wilderness Act, many conservationists are pushing for an expansion of the wilderness surrounding the iconic Rogue River.
A Thirst for Water: Salmon, steelhead struggle for life in Bear Creek
Salmon, steelhead struggle for life in parts of drought-stricken Bear Creek
Oregonians Rally Along the Rogue River and Statewide Opposing Gas Export
Shady Cove, Coos Bay and Warrenton Rally Around Safety, Salmon, Property Rights and Climate
Gold Hill fined for releasing pollution into Rogue River
Pollution from Gold Hill's aging wastewater treatment plant exceeded standards set by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in July and August 2013.
LNG battle: 'A fight worth fighting'
Sides dig in as legal wrangling over natural gas terminal and pipeline begins to heat up
Wyden Supports Coos Bay LNG Project Despite Environmental Hazards
Step aside, Keystone XL pipeline: Oregon is advancing toward acquiring a new fossil fuel pipeline of its own
Feds Greenlight LNG Exports From Controversial Jordan Cove Project in Oregon
Though the decision was anticipated and remains conditional, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) approval of the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Coos Bay, OR is already drawing the ire of environmental groups across the country.
Following DOE Approval, LNG Opponents Call on Oregon’s Governor to Protect the State’s Rivers and Ratepayers
DOE approval carries little meaning without more detailed environmental reviews
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