OPB | Dec. 01, 2016
The Hanford Nuclear Site has been in cleanup mode since the Cold War ended. But the first of drop of waste has yet to be treated. From our series Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.
EarthFix | Dec. 09, 2016
Eastern Washington lawmaker Cathy McMorris Rodgers is emerging as President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead natural resources policy as interior secretary.
Crosscut | Dec. 08, 2016
The battle to stop a pipeline in British Columbia and protect Salish Sea waters on both sides of the border could bring some of the largest environmental protests ever seen in Cascadia.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has ruffled some feathers in Oregon.
Northwest Environmental Advocates go to court, accusing the state of Washington of failing to control water pollution along the coast and Puget Sound.
local | Climate change | Environment | NewsOPB | Dec. 7, 2016 4 p.m. | Portland
Emergency management experts are meeting on the Oregon coast this week to discuss tsunami preparedness.
The Northwest's newest wilderness is rugged, remote, and steeped with history. Explore Outdoor Idaho's story of the Boulder-White Clouds and what it took to give this landscape the gold standard of conservation.
Federal agencies are developing a new scientific baseline that will inform an upcoming revision to the Northwest Forest Plan.
Google announces that all of the energy it consumes globally — including at its data center in The Dalles, Oregon — will soon operate without directly relying on fossil fuels.
Energy | Water | Environment | News | localKUOW/EarthFix | Dec. 4, 2016 7:45 p.m.
Sunday's victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its battle against an oil pipeline in North Dakota is big news for a tribal member living in the Pacific Northwest.
local | Environment | News | Water | Lead In The WaterOPB | Dec. 3, 2016 11:43 a.m. | Portland
The Portland Water Bureau is taking immediate steps to reduce the amount of lead in the water at taps across the Portland metro area.
The marbled murrelet is on both the state and federal endangered species lists.
Science | local | Animals | Climate change | News | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Battle ReadyEarthFix | Dec. 1, 2016 noon | Olympic National Forest, Washington
The military's expanded presence in the Northwest creates new challenges for those who want quiet places to remain so. From our series Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.