OPB | Sept. 03, 2015
Waterside Energy announces plans to expand its proposed energy project in Longview, Washington. In addition to a crude oil refinery, the company now wants to handle liquified petroleum gas.
KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 02, 2015
More than 43,000 wildfires have burned about 8.2 million acres across the country this year -- and there’s another month of the typical fire season to come.
NWPR/EarthFix | Sept. 01, 2015
A drought plan for Washington’s Yakima basin calls for a mountain lake to be partially drained to provide more water for agriculture. That’s struck a nerve with some conservation groups and homeowners.
Air | Arts | Entertainment | Climate change | Economy | Recreation | Environment | Communities | HealthOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 24, 2015 10:15 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
In Ashland, home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the “show-must-go-on” mantra of the theater has given way to continuous air quality checks and tough show-time decisions.
Fish & Wildlife | News | Environment | localOPB | Sept. 3, 2015 12:05 p.m. | Portland
Fishing restrictions on 10 bodies of water in Northeast Oregon have been temporarily lifted, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
News | Environment | localOPB | Sept. 2, 2015 10:19 a.m.
At least 12 wildfires in the Northwest this season were human-caused, but dozens more remain under investigation.
People protesting oil drilling in the Arctic marched through downtown Portland Monday, and held a “die-in.” They're trying to send President Obama a message as he travels to Alaska this week.
Energy | News | Environment | Pacific OceanKUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 31, 2015 3:22 p.m.
The public has until Oct. 29 to comment on the draft environmental review for two controversial oil terminals on the Washington coast.
It’s common during the summer for fish to struggle for oxygen in Washington's Hood Canal. But the lack of oxygen is at record lows, researchers say, forcing fish up out of the depths, gasping for air.
Energy | News | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 28, 2015 7 p.m.
The proposed expansion outlines a liquefied petroleum gas and crude oil transfer terminal.