OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 05, 2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to downgrade the protected status of Columbian white-tailed deer from endangered to threatened.
KUOW/EarthFix | Oct. 02, 2015
The Navy released the final environmental review Friday for its proposed sonar and explosives training practices in waters off the coast of the Northwest.
OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 27, 2015
Along the Willamette River, a six-mile stretch in Portland holds more than 90 percent of the state’s fuel supply. If a quake strikes here, it could devastate supply lines for fuel, electricity and natural gas.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a new plan for bringing back the declining bull trout in five western states. But conservationists say it won't actually restore the fish's population.
Environment | Economy | Technology | AirOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 23, 2015 4:19 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Volkswagen is engulfed in a scandal after admitting to cheating on emissions testing. And that might have Volkswagen owners a little nervous.
The Coast Guard says a diesel spill in the Columbia River is being cleaned up after a cargo ship leaked more than 1,000 gallons of fuel Friday.
Oregon fines a helicopter company and suspends its license to spray pesticides after a worker complained of chemical exposure in Douglas County.
Land use | Energy | Environment | Communities | Fish & Wildlife | Water | Climate change | EconomyOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 30, 2015 noon | Ashland, Oregon
Federal regulators determine that Jordan Cove can take steps to minimize environmental and safety concerns surrounding the liquefied natural gas export terminal and pipeline.
The Environmental Protection Agency releases new rules requiring better monitoring and control of air emissions from oil refineries, including five operating in Washington.
Environment | News | Energy | BusinessOPB | Sept. 28, 2015 2:16 p.m.
The Pacific Northwest has served as a key staging ground for Shell's Arctic fleet and for protesters who oppose drilling there.
The official map of Oregon's tsunami inundation zone is 20-years old. A lot has changed over those years, however, including the sophistication of computer modeling.
Family | Science | Elections | Nation | Environment | Health | Politics | News | Economy | Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake In Oregon?OPB | Sept. 27, 2015 midnight | Portland
For years, experts have said that if there’s an earthquake we should "Duck, Cover and Hold." But is that always the best approach?
Water | Recreation | Animals | Environment | Health | News | Fish & Wildlife | PoliticsOPB | Sept. 25, 2015 1:03 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife begins a process Monday that will poison fish in 10 different ponds around the state, so they can be restocked with trout.
New data compiled by the Oregon Department of Transportation reveals nearly 60 percent of the state's bridges could be impassable after a big earthquake.