An Oregon county had substantial evidence when it denied Union Pacific Railroad's proposed track expansion along the Columbia River where an oil train derailed last year, a board ruled Tuesday.
The Oregon Senate has confirmed three new members of the state’s Environmental Quality Commission.
Classrooms in Washington’s fifth largest school district are undergoing tests for radon. Evergreen Public Schools recently announced above average levels in two facilities in the Vancouver area.
local | Air | Environment | News | PoliticsStatesman Journal | Feb. 21, 2017 9:14 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
The Oregon Legislature is again considering regulating carbon emissions, possibly in the form of a cap-and-trade system that would link to those already in place in California and Quebec.
Environment | Air | Climate change | Sustainability | EnergyOPB/EarthFix | Feb. 15, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Portland
Reducing carbon emissions in Oregon could be achieved through an approach known as cap and trade with little impact on the state’s overall economy, according to a new study.
Election | Environment | Air | Climate changeKUOW | Nov. 4, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Seattle
In a year that has broken record after high-temperature record, two initiatives on the ballot claim to be major advances in fighting climate change. KUOW fact-checks the initiative claims.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is promising “sweeping change” from the new state air pollution rule-making process now underway.
Richard Whitman is Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's natural resource policy director. But soon he will become the interim director of the troubled Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.