KUOW/EarthFix | Sept. 21, 2017
The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.
KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 14, 2017
Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh fish in the ocean. But how many of those plastics are ending up in our seafood, and where are they coming from?
OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 15, 2017
A new program in Northeast Portland aims to serve people outside the boundaries of mainstream car-sharing services.
Nation | Science | World | Environment | FoodEarthFix | Sept. 19, 2017 8:19 a.m.
Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh the fish there. Where is it all coming from? And is it making our food unsafe? Researchers are trying to find the answers.
Energy | Environment | News | localOPB | Sept. 18, 2017 6:05 p.m.
In denying the permits, Washington’s Shorelines Hearings Board sided with Columbia Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, three environmental groups that appealed the permits in June.
New details about a proposal to shrink the size and loosen protections for Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument are being greeted with anger and dismay by opponents.
Environment | News | localOPB | Sept. 18, 2017 11:03 a.m.
With cooler temperatures and rain hitting the Northwest, some firefighters are now headed home.
While fire crews are anticipating significant rainfall beginning Saturday evening to help with suppression efforts, they’re concerned for landslides.
Thousands of Northwest residents will be getting less electricity from burning coal. That’s because of a new agreement to fast-track the closure of a coal-fired power plant in Montana.
Environment | News | localOPB | Sept. 15, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Portland
The region could see as much as an inch of rain between Sunday and Tuesday.
News | Forestry | Climate change | Sustainability | Communities | Politics | Environment | localJefferson Public Radio | Sept. 14, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Conservatives are arguing that if loggers had been allowed to cut more trees, we wouldn’t be having all these fires. But scientists say it's not that simple.
At every income level, people of color are still exposed to more air pollution than white people, a study from the University of Washington finds.