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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.

Dredgers might return to the Rogue next year
DEQ, EPA negotiating over polluted waters list that would derail Rogue dredgers
Oregon forestry board may increase tree buffers along salmon streams, first time since 1994
The board votes soon on taking the next step in developing rules governing how many trees must be left standing along streams to keep the water shaded and cool enough for salmon to survive.
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
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