Researchers Say Coral Reefs are Dying

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Researchers at Oregon State University say coral reefs around the world are dying, and they say sewage and fertilizers that end up in the water are to blame. A three-year OSU study shows that with more nitrogen and phosphorus in the water, coral reefs are more likely to get diseases. Researchers say … Continue reading »

Senators Introduce Tsunami Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon’s two U.S. senators are pushing legislation to help pay for tsunami debris cleanup on the West Coast. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, introduced the Tsunami Debris Cleanup Reimbursement Act on Thursday. If passed, it would give the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the … Continue reading »