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DeFazio tours abandoned mine Superfund site

By By JEFF BARNARD RIDDLE, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio has toured an abandoned copper mine in southwestern Oregon that is on the Superfund list of major pollution sites in preparation for filing legislation to overhaul the nation’s primary mining law…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Agency upholds bid protests over 2 air tankers

By By JEFF BARNARD GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal auditing agency has upheld a challenge to a U.S. Forest Service contract for two next-generation air tankers to fight wildfires…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Scientists expect traces of ocean radiation soon

By By JEFF BARNARD Scientists have crowdsourced a network of volunteers taking water samples at beaches along the West Coast in hopes of capturing a detailed look at low levels of radiation drifting across the ocean since the 2011 tsunami that devastated a nuclear power plant in Japan…. …read more

From: AP Washington News