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Oysters and burrowing shrimp

August 8th, 2016 · South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

Willapa Desert: Key oyster bed abandoned as inedible shrimp take over (Daily Astorian, 8/5/2016)

shellfishNative shellfish & introduced species in Oregon estuaries [PDF] (1999) South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

OSU building in tsunami zone

August 8th, 2016 · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

OSU geologist: Building marine science center in tsunami zone is ‘completely inexplicable’ (Oregonian, 8/5/2016)

OSU Sticks With Plans To Build New Research Center In Tsunami Zone (OPB, 8/5/2016)

inundationMapTsunami inundation maps for Newport South, Lincoln County, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

evacuationMapTsunami evacuation map. Newport-South, Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

tsunmamiForecastA tsunami forecast model for Newport, Oregon [PDF] (2014) United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Memory care in Oregon

August 8th, 2016 · Dept. of Human Services, Long Term Care Ombudsman

Memory care under the microscope in Oregon (Bend Bulletin, 8/8/2016)

residentCharacteristicsOregon community-based long-term care : assisted living and residential care facilities (serial) Oregon Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research

complaintsTop 10 complaints by topic and type of facility (serial) Oregon Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman

memoryCareMemory care endorsed units (serial) Oregon Department of Human Services, Seniors and People with Disabilities

Cascadia Subduction Zone

August 5th, 2016 · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Emergency Management

Canada might be able to save us when the massive Cascadia subduction-zone earthquake hits (Oregonian, 8/4/2016)

CascadiaCascadia subduction zone earthquakes : a magnitude 9.0 earthquake scenario [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

operationsPlanCascadia subduction zone catastrophic earthquake and tsunami operations plan [PDF] (2012) Oregon Emergency Management

Lead paint safety

August 5th, 2016 · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Dept. of Human Services

OSHA probe: Were workers at Portland’s Franklin High School exposed to lead paint? (Oregonian, 8/4/2016)

constructionLeadA quick guide to 1926.2 : Oregon OSHA’s construction industry rule for controlling exposure to lead [PDF] (2011) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

leadSafeLead-safe guide [PDF] (2007) Oregon Lead-Based Paint Program

Benzene Pollution

August 4th, 2016 · Air Quality Division, Public Health Division

Port looks for benzene in old offices (The Daily Astorian, 8/3/16)

BenzeneinAirBenzene in Oregon’s air [PDF] (2011) Oregon Air Quality Division

BenzeneDrinkingWaterBenzene and drinking water [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Oregon ATV grants

August 4th, 2016 · All-Terrain Vehicle Program, Parks & Recreation Dept.

MERA honored for ATV access : State presents plaque to Union County (The Observer, 8/1/16)

ATVGrantProgramATV Grant Program [PDF] (2014) Oregon All-Terrain Vehicle Program

OregonOHVGuideOregon OHV guide (annual) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

West Nile virus

August 3rd, 2016 · Health Authority

West Nile found in Irrigon mosquitoes (East Oregonian, 8/2/2016)

westNileWest nile virus Oregon map (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention

Tobacco-free health facilities

August 3rd, 2016 · Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

Addiction and Mental Health Facilities Stay Away from Tobacco (The Lund Report, 8/1/2016)

healthImprovementState health improvement plan, 2015-2019 [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

utilizationDashboardUtilization dashboard by county report (monthly) Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (Or.)

indoorCleanAirOregon’s Indoor Clean Air Act (ICCA) : outdoor smoking areas and compliance [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Bottle Deposit Increase

August 2nd, 2016 · Liquor Control Commission

Oregon bottle deposit will go from a nickel to a dime next year (Oregonian, 8/2/16)

BottleBillOregon’s Bottle Bill [PDF] (2016) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Zika in Oregon

August 2nd, 2016 · Public Health Division

Oregon officials try to trap mosquitoes as Zika virus cases rise (Oregonian, 8/2/16)

Officials say Zika virus likely will show up in Jackson County (Mail Tribune, 8/1/16)

Zika10 things Oregonians should know about Zika [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Oregon Firearms Safety Act

August 2nd, 2016 · State Police

Lake Oswego pastor could face charges in transfer of AR-15 (Portland Tribune, 7/31/16)

OregonFirearmsSafetyActThe “Oregon Firearms Safety Act” – highlights [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of State Police, Identification Services Section

Eugene Airport and economy

August 1st, 2016 · Dept. of Aviation

Airport provides lift to economy (Register Guard, 8/1/2016)

EugeneAirportMahlon Sweet Field Airport : individual airport report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Aviation

Self-service gas

August 1st, 2016 · State Fire Marshal

Self-service fueling takes off in Lake County (Lake County Examiner, 7/27/2016)

HB3011Frequently asked questions regarding Oregon’s House Bill 3011 [PDF] (2015) Oregon State Fire Marshal

gatedWyeGated wye – August 2015 (monthly) Oregon State Fire Marshal

Brown marmorated stink bug

August 1st, 2016 · Dept. of Agriculture

Stinkbugs’ natural predator has arrived in the Pacific Northwest (Capital Press, 7/28/2016)

stinkBugBrown marmorated stink bug [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Insect Pest Prevention & Management

annualReportAnnual report (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Protection and Conservation Programs

Algae alerts

July 29th, 2016 · Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

Algae alert issued for Odell Lake (Register Guard, 7/29/2016)

State issues advisory for Odell Lake (Bend Bulletin, 7/28/2016)

If you see foam on the water, or scum, then you probably shouldn’t swim (KVAL, 7/28/2016)

algaeBloomsAlgae blooms in Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority

animalSafetyAnimal safety alert : blue-green algae blooms [PDF] (2010) Harmful Algae Bloom Surveillance Program (Or.)

dogSafetyDog safety alert [PDF] (2010) Harmful Algae Bloom Surveillance Program (Or.)

Mental health care plan

July 29th, 2016 · Health Authority

After federal scrutiny, Oregon finalizes mental health care plan (Statesman Journal, 7/29/2016)

Oregon Unveils Plan To Help Mentally Ill, Under Pressure From Feds (OPB, 7/28/2016)

mentalHealthOregon’s performance plan for mental health services for adults with serious and persistent mental illness [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority

School gardens

July 29th, 2016 · Dept. of Education

Educators embrace school gardens as multidisciplinary teaching tool (Register Guard, 7/27/2016)

schoolGardenSchool garden food safety training & documentation manual [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education

Oregon ABLE savings plan

July 29th, 2016 · Oregon 529 Savings Network

New plan helps disabled save without penalty (Statesman Journal, 7/26/2016)

ABLEfaqsABLE FAQs [PDF] (2016) Oregon 529 Savings Network

Elliot State Forest

July 28th, 2016 · Dept. of State Lands

$220.8 million price tag put on Elliott State Forest (Statesman Journal, 7/27/16)

Oregon Comes Up With A Pricetag For Its Forest For Sale (OPB, 7/27/16)

ElliottStateForestAltReportElliott State Forest alternatives project : project report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of State Lands

ElliottStateForestAltSuppElliott State Forest alternatives project supplemental report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of State Lands