OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 20, 2017
The largest land bird in North America is still critically endangered. A new plan could see the reintroduction of the condor in the Northwest.
NWPR/EarthFix | Jan. 20, 2017
Unusual ocean and climate conditions have significantly reduced the number of fish available for American Indian tribes and commercial fleets to catch.
OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 19, 2017
Communities from Oregon to New York may be clamoring to get nuclear waste out of their backyards, but one small town in west Texas is actively vying to store it.
Environment | Energy | Water | TransportationOPB/EarthFix | Jan. 19, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Portland
In the final three months of 2016, railroads hauled 618 million gallons of oil through Washington. That means more than 1,500 rail cars every week hauling flammable crude oil through the state.
Operators of the biggest dam in the Northwest will have to reduce oil spills that pollute the Columbia River under a settlement reached by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and an environmental group.
The five refuges straddling the Oregon-California border comprise some of the most important migratory bird habitat on the West Coast. Conservation groups saying they're being shorted on water.
Washington is requiring dairies with 200 or more cows to apply for updated water quality permits. The new regulations are meant to curb water pollution from livestock manure.
A decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deregulate a genetically modified grass seed has raised concerns about contamination in Oregon’s billion-dollar grass seed industry.
New study finds as climate change advances, the Northwesterners will see more ideal weather days in the spring and fall.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a final plan Tuesday for producing hatchery fish while protecting wild fish in the Columbia River Basin.
Nation | World | Communities | Climate change | Politics | Environment | News | NW LifeOPB | Jan. 17, 2017 11:12 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
The backlash against Donald Trump's election has been intense in places such as Portland and Seattle -- cities that overwhelmingly voted for Hillary Clinton. But east of the Cascades, opponents of the president-elect are working more quietly.
Environment | News | localOPB | Jan. 16, 2017 2:16 p.m. | Portland
The National Weather Service in Portland issued an ice storm warning for the greater Portland metro area, the Columbia River Gorge, the Hood River and Wind River valleys as well as most valleys within the Gifford Pinchot National Forest early Tuesday.