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Settlement reveals details of Vancouver oil terminal deal
Aug. 7, OPB - A lease between the Port of Vancouver, Washington and companies looking to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal has been released as the result of a legal settlement.
Klickitat County repeals White Salmon rezoning
July 16, the Columbian - The abrupt repeal of a controversial rezoning along the White Salmon River has put a years-long legal battle in limbo.
PRESS RELEASE: Friends scores major victory at Washington Supreme Court
June 11 - In a victory for Friends and Save Our Scenic Area, the Washington Supreme Court held that Skamania County is in violation of the Growth Management Act.
PRESS RELEASE: Friends, allies appeal federal oil train rules
May 14 - A coalition of conservation organizations and citizen groups are challenging new federal safety standards for oil trains.
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Volunteer for Friends at PSU Portland Farmers Market
Saturday, Sept. 5 - Join the Friends booth at the PSU Portland Farmers Market, engage shoppers about current oil and coal issues facing the Gorge, hand out hiking information, and promote our Gorge ...
Table for Friends at Vancouver Peace & Justice Fair
Saturday, Sept. 12 - Join Friends at the 12th Annual Vancouver Peace & Justice Fair. This fair intends to "showcase the work of individuals, social justice groups, peace organizations, faith ...
Gorgeous Relay Run: Volunteers Needed
Sunday, Sept. 20 - We have teamed up with Gorgeous Relays to provide volunteers along the scenic course from Wyeth to the Willamette for this fun relay run event. You might even see Friends staff ...
Gorge on Tap in The Dalles
Wednesday, Sept. 23 - Enjoy a beer or glass of wine with us, meet other Gorge enthusiasts, and learn more about the Columbia Gorge!