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Pilots say plans for a natural gas-fired power plant include a fatal flaw
April 22, Willamette Week - A report by the Federal Aviation Administration says that a proposed power plant at the western boundary of the Gorge Scenic Area poses a serious safety risk to aircraft.
PRESS RELEASE: Power plant proposal would create high risk of fatal crashes at the Troutdale, Oregon Airport
April 22 - A Federal Aviation Administration-approved modeling program shows that thermal plumes from the proposed Troutdale Energy Center (TEC) would create a 1 in 100 risk of severe turbulence for ...
Klickitat County rezone plan reaches WA appeals court
March 30, the Columbian - Environmental groups Friends of the White Salmon River and Friends of the Columbia Gorge have said the proposal would lead to sprawl and threaten the sensitive watershed.
Oil terminal foes granted full voice in review
March 26, the Columbian - The state panel reviewing a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver will allow more than a dozen parties, including Friends, to take part in the upcoming adjudication process ...
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Gorge on Tap in Vancouver
Thursday, April 30 - Enjoy a glass of wine with us, meet other Gorge enthusiasts, and learn more about the Columbia Gorge! All attendees are entered to win a Columbia Sportswear backpack.
Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network May meeting
Monday, May 18, Hood River - Get the latest updates about coal and oil transport and learn what you can do about these threats to the Gorge.
Tabling Training
Tuesday, May 19 - Join us for our annual tabling training. This training is highly recommended for anyone interested in learning more about Friends of the Gorge conservation and hiking programs, ...
Portland Coal and Oil Forum
Wednesday, May 27 - Join us for a forum on coal and oil transport in the Pacific Northwest and the ongiong campaigns to prevent the permits for associated terminals.