pollution http://ijpr.org en Concern Over Mercury In Oregon Rivers http://ijpr.org/post/concern-over-mercury-oregon-rivers <p></p><p>The Rogue River looks pristine in many places, but looks are deceiving.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The Rogue, the McKenzie, and other Oregon rivers may be added to a list of streams bearing high levels of mercury.&nbsp; In some of the native fish, though generally not the water. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:20:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 7139 at http://ijpr.org Concern Over Mercury In Oregon Rivers Oregon Must Do More To Protect Coastal Waters http://ijpr.org/post/oregon-must-do-more-protect-coastal-waters <p>Federal regulators say Oregon is not doing enough to protect water and fish from pollution generated by logging on private lands, stormwater run-off from construction sites, and septic tanks.</p><p></p><p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said yesterday they plan to reject portions of Oregon's program for limiting coastal pollution from non-point sources. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:32:41 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 5030 at http://ijpr.org Oregon Must Do More To Protect Coastal Waters EPA Sued By Oregon And Other States http://ijpr.org/post/epa-sued-oregon-and-other-states <p>Seven states, including Oregon, are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over health-damaging air pollution from outdoor wood-fired boilers that have become popular for residential heating.</p><p>The lawsuit fired Wednesday asks a federal court to order the EPA to review and adopt updated emissions limits for the boilers.</p><p>Jeff Manning of the Oregon Department of Justice says 25-year old rules should be updated to require sales of newer, cleaner-burning stoves. He says owners of old stoves will be allowed to keep the ones they have, and not be required to buy a new one.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:28:16 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 1178 at http://ijpr.org