Making Democracy Work

RESOURCES RELATED TO LWVCC POSITIONS

Guest View of Local Opinions with the Mail Tribune

On March 29th Ron Schaaf, an impacted Klamath County property owner, shared his views with the Medford Mail Tribune and Juliet Grable, a freelance writer based in southern Oregon. Ron states that he feels Oregon is facing a "Tom McCall Moment" with Jordan Cove. You can read the full comment here

FERC Ruling Far from the LAST Word

On Sunday, March 22 The Mail Tribune Editorial states that although the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export project and feeder pipeline, it sets up a direct clash between the Trump administration and the state agencies responsible for protecting Oregon from environmental damage.

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FERC faces Pushback

Information from S & P Global states that FERC faces pushback on whether it can act now on Jordan Cove.

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Courts Question Pipeline Builders' Use of Eminent Domain to Take Land

"Courts Question Pipeline Builders' Use of Eminent Domain to Take Land," advocates argue the rush of natural gas pipelines isn't what eminent domain was meant for. One ruling gives states a new way to challenge pipeline plans.

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What's at Stake: Mapping Jordan Cove & Pacific Connector Pipeline

"What's at Stake: Mapping Jordan Cove & Pacific Connector," a StoryMap about the Jordan Cove's Pacific Connector Pipeline route combines GIS data, pictures and data tell the story of what's at stake on the ground where the pipeline is proposed to run.

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