Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad defies order to stop work


The state ordered the company to stop rebuilding sections of the railroad because it lacks a permit to put material into the Salmonberry River.

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The state ordered the company to stop rebuilding sections of the railroad because it lacks a permit to put material into the Salmonberry River.

Chris Knutsen, a fish biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, said the company is doing work in the Salmonberry River without a permit while wild steelhead are spawning. If the company had applied for a permit, he said, his agency would have recommended the work take place after spawning season is over in August.

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