IdahoPTV/EarthFix | March 27, 2017
The Kootenai River’s endangered white sturgeon are getting help from scientists who are using soundwaves to learn how sediment is building up and affecting the fish’s ability to reproduce.
OPB/EarthFix | March 24, 2017
As the Trump administration rolls back climate policy, Northwest states are taking a stand. What could they feasibly do?
OPB/EarthFix | March 27, 2017
A judge has ordered federal agencies to spill more water over Columbia River dams to help threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead, though not until next year after testing.
Politics | Environment | Land | RecreationKUOW/EarthFix | March 23, 2017 5:45 p.m.
Public lands agencies are struggling to keep up with demands for rangers, trail maintenance – even toilet paper in outhouses. And the problem could get worse under President Trump’s hiring freeze.
Environment | History | News | Water | Pacific Ocean | local | Fish & WildlifeOPB | March 26, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Bay Center, Washington
Bay Center residents in Southwest Washington feared the worst when a neglected boat began to sink in the Palix River. Leaking oil was a concern to local oyster farmers in nearby Willapa Bay.
A forest project in Northeastern Oregon is igniting a debate over what constitutes thinning for wildfire prevention and forest health. Is it a "logging loophole" or a desperately needed project?
local | News | Environment | EnergyOPB | March 24, 2017 5:30 p.m.
An oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver is off the table. The city approved a plan that would allow NuStar to ship and store ethanol, under the condition that it drop its proposal to handle crude oil.
The Northwest is in line to receive millions of dollars through a settlement with Volkswagen Group. Some say that money could help crack down on old diesel trucks, buses and construction equipment.
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality staff expect to lose more than 30 people in the agency’s core programs because of President Trump’s cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency budget.
One of Seattle's most popular parks was built on an industrial site where toxics have yet to be completely removed from the soil.
local | Environment | NW LifeOPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.
After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.
The wet and cold winter may have been a doozy for urban Oregonians, but for farmers all that snow was good news.
Economy | News | Environment | NW LifeOPB | March 16, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Portland
The Washington Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Port of Vancouver and Tesoro-Savage, and against environmental groups.