KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 26, 2016
The detection of Puget Sound's first invasive green crab prompts scientists to mount a counter attack. Now a second crab has been discovered about 30 miles away in Padilla Bay.
NPR | Sept. 27, 2016
It has been a common belief that low-emissions vehicles, like hybrids and electric cars, are more expensive than other choices. But researchers at MIT have found otherwise.
Inside Energy | Sept. 26, 2016
The Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan is a federal rule aimed at reducing the carbon intensity of our electric power grid. It is our country’s most ambitious attempt yet to fight climate change.
A county planning commission has given its approval to a rail expansion in the same stretch of the Columbia River Gorge where a Union Pacific oil train derailed and burst into flames.
A pair of moderate earthquakes shook the Pacific Ocean about 100 miles off the southern Oregon coast late Saturday and early Sunday.
Voters in the Columbia River Gorge approved a measure aimed at blocking Nestle from putting in a water bottling plant. But four months later, activists are still protesting.
Environment | Parents | Teachers | EducationKCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Seattle
The nation’s first forest kindergarten opened on an island in Puget Sound. A new program is testing whether the outdoor school idea could make early childhood education more accessible and affordable.
A whale that washed up on the northern Oregon coast this weekend has washed back out to sea. It left behind one kidney.
While health officials are working to reduce exposure after waves of concern about lead in drinking water and industrial emissions, many say the lack of protections for home demolitions are a gap in regulations.
local | Health | Nation | Economy | News | Environment | NW Life | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | Sept. 16, 2016 5:36 p.m.
The Oregon Health Authority says an increase in selenium concentrations near Bullseye Glass Company has prompted an inspection.
Gaze across the mountains of the Northwest these days and you may notice an unusual number of dead trees scattered among the green ones. Research suggests the drought-related damage is being compounded by climate change.