Maryland Department of the Environment

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Name: Maryland Department of the Environment
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Second cougar sighting reported in Happy Valley

Police reported a second cougar sighting in Happy Valley Wednesday, two hours after a preschool was locked down while authorities investigated an initial report of a cougar up a tree.The Happy Valley Preschool and Child Care was notified by Clackamas ... [Published Oregonian - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial: It’s time to keep lead out of the environment

Like the decision to phase out incandescent light bulbs that generated much excited buzz among the public and news media, asking Oregon hunters to make a switch away from lead bullets is likely to be one of those divisive “social litmus test” issues that ... [Published Seaside Signal - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

EE Wilson Pond closed for improvements

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife today announced that EE Wilson Pond will be closed to fishing, effective Friday, July 11m through the remainder of the year.The closure is necessary to allow for workers to deepen the pond which will provide ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

State Fines Local Companies for Alleged Environmental Violations

) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today announced major enforcement actions in recent months for alleged violations of State and federal environmental laws to protect public health and our land, air, water and wetlands resources.Radiation ... [Published Southern Maryland Online - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Portlanders upset after wild cougar euthanized

Portland, Ore -- (KGW) Residents in a Northeast Portland neighborhood say they were shocked to find out the state chose to euthanize a cougar after it was safely tranquilized outside a home.Many of the people who watched as wildlife experts captured the ... [Published KOBI TV 5 - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Firefighters help spark holiday fun on Fourth

COOS BAY — A number of groups make up the annual Family Fun Day at Mingus Park each Fourth of July, but few put in as many hours as the Coos Bay Fire Department. Their leader says they wouldn’t have it any other way.Coos Bay Fire Chief Mark Anderson was ... [Published TheWorldlink.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Incinerator plan looms over battlefield

A 10-story incinerator building and a 270-foot-tall smokestack could be a new kind of assault on the fields where Union and Confederate troops shed blood in July 1864.Rick Slade, Monocacy National Battlefield superintendent, shared cautious optimism recently ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Man describes cougar sighting: 'I thought it was a squirrel. It wasn't.'

A cougar hangs out in a tree near Northeast 121st and Stanton in Portland, Oregon on Friday, July 4, 2014.Mike Carnivali didn't know what his dogs were barking at, but told KATU, "I thought it was probably a squirrel."It wasn't. A cougar was staring down ... [Published Katu.com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 4 reports

Cougar captured in East Portland backyard euthanized

Updated: An Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist made the decision Friday evening to euthanize a cougar captured in the backyard of an East Portland home.The decision to euthanize was made for reasons of public safety, ODFW spokeswoman Meg ... [Published Oregonian - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Oregon waterfowl managers are in a quandary over this year's opening

Roy Elicker, director of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and an avid waterflowl hunter, is on the spot over this fall's duck season openings.His pickle: Every several years, the opening of Oregon's fall buck deer season is the same weekend ... [Published Oregonian - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

3 Cougar Sightings Reported In East Portland

Portland police responded to three separate cougar sightings Friday morning.The first was at 1:30 a.m. in the area of Northeast 117th and Siskiyou. The second happened just after 4 a.m. near the Gateway bike path and I-205. And the third was at 5:30 a.m. ... [Published Wallowa County Chieftain - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Bottom trails closed again after cougar sighting

View CommentsHillsboro Parks & Recreation Department staff closed the trails at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve this morning following a second reported cougar sighting.City of Hillsboro employees are investigating the reported sighting and have asked ... [Published Portland Tribune - Jul 04 2014]

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"We take all warnings seriously and are taking the proper precautions" said Andrea Cortese, director of the preschool, 10151 S E 145th Ave. "But we did not see it."
Rhudy said the microbrewery will use much more water than the auto shop, but "I have enough confidence in a swift resolution that we're going ahead and moving forward."
"Cougars have been moving through East Portland and Northwest Portland ... it's nothing new" Fahy said

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Invasive Water Snakes Heading For Oregon? [Published Eugene Weekly - 3 hours ago]
Second cougar sighting reported in Happy Valley [Published Oregonian - 11 hours ago]
Cougar reported near Happy Valley school & daycare [Published KGW.com - 12 hours ago]
Cougar sighting in Happy Valley puts preschool ... [Published KPTV.com - 12 hours ago]
Happy Valley Preschool on lockdown after report... [Published Katu.com - 12 hours ago]
Happy Valley preschool on lockdown while author... [Published Oregonian - 13 hours ago]
Editorial: It’s time to keep lead out of the en... [Published Seaside Signal - 13 hours ago]
EE Wilson Pond closed for improvements [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - 15 hours ago]
ODFW, Siletz Tribe team up for free youth fishi... [Published Albany Democrat Herald - 16 hours ago]
Emergency contact guidelines in works after Che... [Published SoMdNews.com - 17 hours ago]
Holly Hills Country Club fined for polluting water [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 09 2014]
State Fines Local Companies for Alleged Environ... [Published Southern Maryland Online - Jul 08 2014]
Craft brewery slated for North Main Street in B... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 08 2014]
ODFW staff calls cougar’s euthanization ‘necess... [Published KOIN Local 6 - Jul 08 2014]
Neighbors question how cougar sightings, captur... [Published Katu.com - Jul 08 2014]
Euthanized Cougar In Portland Reawakens Regiona... [Published Wallowa County Chieftain - Jul 08 2014]
Portlanders upset after wild cougar euthanized [Published KOBI TV 5 - Jul 07 2014]
Firefighters help spark holiday fun on Fourth [Published TheWorldlink.com - Jul 07 2014]
Incinerator plan looms over battlefield [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 07 2014]
Shore Regional, MDE officials explain oil clean... [Published Cecil Whig - Jul 06 2014]
Oregon Holds Photo Contest; Refuge Walk on Coast [Published Oregon Coast Beach Connection - Jul 06 2014]
Man describes cougar sighting: 'I thought it wa... [Published Katu.com - Jul 06 2014]
Portland cougar killed and readers ask: Why not... [Published Oregonian - Jul 05 2014]
Cougar captured in East Portland backyard eutha... [Published Oregonian - Jul 05 2014]
Cougar in East Portland causes neighborhood sti... [Published Oregonian - Jul 05 2014]
Leaburg Hatchery Show Pond To Close For Repairs [Published KLCC - Jul 05 2014]
Oregon waterfowl managers are in a quandary ove... [Published Oregonian - Jul 05 2014]
3 Cougar Sightings Reported In East Portland [Published Wallowa County Chieftain - Jul 05 2014]
Hood River man has ‘run-in’ with cougar [Published Hood River News - Jul 04 2014]
Track this week's East Portland cougar sighting... [Published Oregonian - Jul 04 2014]
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BH : Fish Die-Off (mass destruction) / North-Am... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - May 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140531-43972-USA Date / time: 31/05/2014 10:48:06 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Fish Die-Off (mass destruction) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Orergon City: Florence Description: Reports ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140531-43972-USA Date / time: 31/05/2014 10:48:06 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Orergon Location: Florence [Dune Lake] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
California's Lone Wolf Finds Love [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 13 2014]
Damon Nagami, Senior Attorney, Santa Monica !--[if !vml]--> /a>   !--[if !vml]--> /a> OR7, left, and his lupine lover. Photo Credit: U.S. Dep't of Fish and Wildlife. OR7, California’s first gray wolf to inhabit the state since 1924, ...
Why Are 20 Far-Away States Trying To Block The ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 16 2014]
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