KUOW | April 26, 2016
Along Hood Canal and other rural parts of Puget Sound, the owners of coveted waterfront homes keep building more walls to keep their properties from eroding. The natural shoreline is paying for it.
OPB/EarthFix | April 20, 2016
An EarthFix examination finds Oregon regulators routinely fail to conduct thorough investigations of air and odor complaints. They do less than regulators in neighboring California and Washington to resolve complaints and control nuisance odors.
crosscut | April 25, 2016
Is Washington ready for the next big one? That’s the question the state Department of Ecology had in mind at the first-of-its-kind “worst-case” oil spill drill in Puget Sound.
EarthFix found clean air agencies in Washington take more steps to resolve air and odor complaints than Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality.
Portland State University, the city of Portland and Multnomah County announced plans Wednesday to spend $125,000 on a two-year study of the city’s toxic air pollution.
A new Oregon State University study shows old-growth forests could have a larger role to play than simply providing habitat for wildlife.
News | Environment | Politics | Transportation | localOPB | April 22, 2016 12:21 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Washington Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler has introduced a bill that would help firefighters around the country better plan for oil train derailments.
New air monitors set up in Southeast Portland found elevated amounts of hexavalent chromium near Bullseye Glass, but it isn't coming from that company.
The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission voted 4-1 Thursday to approve new air pollution restrictions for colored glassmakers statewide.
The U.S. Senate passed energy legislation Wednesday that includes advancement of renewables and other more specific projects in the Pacific Northwest.
News | Environment | AirOPB/EarthFix | April 19, 2016 1:31 p.m.
Neighbors of the Daimler Trucks manufacturing plant on Swan Island protested the opening of the company's new corporate headquarters in Portland Tuesday.
Politics | Environment | Economy | News | Science | local | NW Life | Business | Renewable energy | Technology | Nation | HealthOPB | April 18, 2016 11:15 a.m. | Portland
An Oregon start-up that’s trying to use kites to generate electricity has secured close to a quarter of a million dollars from the US Department of Agriculture and state agencies.
Energy | News | Environment | localOPB | April 15, 2016 6:08 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Commissioners at the Port of Vancouver unanimously approved an amended lease with the backers of a proposed oil terminal Friday.