OPB | May 25, 2016
The city of Vancouver’s planning commission voted Tuesday to prohibit future crude oil storage facilities.
OPB/EarthFix | May 24, 2016
News of toxic lead in the air and water have many parents on high alert. Lead poisoning in children can cause permanent brain damage. One Portland family is confronting that reality.
OPB | May 23, 2016
The vast and rugged area is known for its stunning red rock geology and canyons, recreation opportunities and expansive wildlife habitat. It’s also an important area for cattle grazing.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, seeking comment on its latest budget proposal, drew hard questions from conservationists Thursday night in Portland.
A federal jury in Seattle has awarded a former BNSF Railway worker, and whistleblower, more than $1.6 million in a case involving brake inspections for tank cars.
local | Politics | News | Environment | WaterOPB | May 26, 2016 3:15 p.m. | Portland
Leaders in the Columbia River Gorge community of Cascade Locks have spent more than eight years trying to convince Nestle to build a bottling plant there. They say a recent overwhelming public vote against the plant is just the latest step – and hope a strange quirk in Oregon law helps their case.
News | Environment | NW LifeOPB | May 25, 2016 10:27 p.m.
The Portland company Precision Castparts met Wednesday night with a group of neighbors concerned about air pollution from the company.
Lead test results are in for nearly 200 people who live and work near Bullseye Glass in Southeast Portland. So far, none of them shows lead levels that would require medical care or follow-up.
Hundreds of people from Oregon and Washington gathered at a public hearing in Longview, Wash., Tuesday to offer their views on the proposed Millennium Coal Terminal.
local | News | Environment | Business | NW Life | Arts | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | May 24, 2016 2:45 a.m. | Portland
One supplier is getting out of the game; another is teetering under regulatory pressure for toxic air emissions.
local | News | Environment | EducationOPB | May 23, 2016 12:45 p.m.
Drinking fountains have been shut off at Highland Park Middle School following the discovery of lead in the water.