Water | Fish & Wildlife | Flora and Fauna | Land use | Science | Environment | RecreationKUOW/EarthFix | Sept. 21, 2017 11:43 a.m. | Morton, Washington
The Forest Service has given a Canadian company permission to explore for gold and copper in the shadow of Mount St. Helens.
Environment | local | News | Nation | WaterAP | Sept. 20, 2017 7:57 a.m. | Seattle
Washington's Department of Ecology faces the possibility of losing millions of dollars in federal money after a judge Tuesday declined to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an Oregon-based environmental group.
Water | Fish & Wildlife | Climate change | local | Environment | Pacific Ocean | NewsAP | Sept. 17, 2017 3:20 p.m.
The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.
Environment | local | News | WaterStatesman Journal | Sept. 16, 2017 11:46 a.m.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is investigating a possible contamination of Glen Creek after dead fish were found floating in the water Friday.
Water | Food | Flora and Fauna | Science | Environment | Pacific OceanKCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 14, 2017 1:40 p.m. | Seattle
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?
Of all the resources threatened by the Eagle Creek Fire, the Bull Run watershed may be the most critical. It's the drinking water source for about 1-in-4 Oregonians, and it's uniquely vulnerable to a fire.
The kids in Oregon's largest school district went back to school this week, and none of them were allowed to drink from school water fountains.
Water | Food | Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | NewsAP | Aug. 28, 2017 6:56 a.m. | Vashon, Washington
The Washington State Department of Health has closed all Vashon beaches, except Quartermaster Harbor, for recreational shellfish harvesting.
Water | Food | Fish & Wildlife | Economy | Business | local | Animals | Environment | NewsAP | Aug. 27, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Seattle
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the Department of Ecology to put on hold any new permits for net pens after thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped into Puget Sound earlier this month from a damaged salmon farm.
Water | Education | Nation | Parents | Environment | News | Lead In The WaterOPB | Aug. 24, 2017 9:15 a.m.
Portland Public School students will still not be able to use school water fountains when the new academic year starts next week.