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Coal and Oil Transport Resolution

Coal and Oil Transport Resolution

The Columbia River Gorge Commission unanimously endorsed sending a letter and resolution to the governors of Washington and Oregon regarding the Commission’s...
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Vital Signs

The Vital Signs Indicators Project

The Vital Signs Indicators Project (VSI) is a long-term and rigorous effort to measure and track the conditions of the scenic, natural, economic, cultural, and recreation resources in the Scenic Area.
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Legal memo on application of Measure 91 (OR) and Initiative 502 (WA) in the CRGNSA

Legal memo on application of Measure 91 (OR) and Initiative 502 (WA) in the CRGNSA

As planners have prepared for implementation of Measure 91 in Oregon and Initiative 502 in Washington, the Gorge Commission was asked about guidance...
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Urban Area Boundary Legal Descriptions Project

Urban Area Boundary Legal Descriptions Project

The Commission has been working with professional surveyors, consultants, and stakeholders to produce clearly defined legal descriptions for the 13 urban areas in the Scenic Area.
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Administrative Assessment

Administrative Assessment

Researchers from the Center for Public Service in the Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University and from the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington presented its findings and recommendations from an assessment of the Commission's responsibilities under the National Scenic Area Act and interstate Gorge Compact.
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Interim Recreation Strategy

Interim Recreation Strategy

The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Recreation Report and Recommended Interim Strategies is a management tool that will be used by resource protection and public recreation managers who manage publicly owned land outside of the urban areas.
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