OPB | July 29, 2015
Thirteen protesters remain dangling from a bridge after the announcement an icebreaker they were trying to block would not depart Wednesday as planned.
OPB/EarthFix | July 28, 2015
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to put a cap on carbon emissions by stepping up enforcement of existing pollution laws.
OPB/EarthFix | July 29, 2015
As summers in the Northwest get hotter with climate change, researchers and planners are looking for ways to reduce the health risks in urban hot spots. In Portland, a new map could help.
Environment | local | NewsOPB | July 28, 2015 5:55 p.m.
A Shell icebreaking vessel being protested by activist groups will not leave a Portland dock today, according to the Columbia River Bar Pilot dispatch.
Environment | local | News | PoliticsOPB | July 28, 2015 3:59 p.m. | Portland
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales outlined some of his plans for curbing the effects of climate change Tuesday on Think Out Loud.
Eleven states in the West are working out strategies for the survival of the sage grouse. A ranch in Oregon’s Harney County has even put a wildlife biologist on the payroll to help maintain habitat for the turkey-sized bird.
Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Land | Forestry | NewsOPB | July 26, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Bend, Oregon
Northwest forests that have significant damage from insects might seem more prone to wildfires, but a new study from Oregon State University shows that's not necessarily the case.
Environment | local | NewsOPB | July 25, 2015 9:53 p.m. | Portland
Portlanders took to the Willamette River Saturday to protest the arrival of a ship that is key to Shell's plan to explore for oil in the Arctic. The protesters believe delaying the ship's departure could slow Shell's drilling.
Environment | local | Economy | NewsOPB | July 24, 2015 4:30 p.m. | Portland
We're in Vancouver to explore the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal and the impact of oil trains.
Environment | Elections | Economy | News | BusinessOPB | July 24, 2015 11:09 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
A Clark County judge ruled Friday that port leaders in Vancouver, Washington didn't violate state laws in 2013 when they negotiated a lease for an oil terminal.
The Oregon Forestry Board delays a decision on logging restrictions to keep water cool for endangered salmon.