local | Environment | Air | Business | News | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemPamplin Media Group | July 13, 2016 7:52 a.m. | Portland
Six residents of Southeast Portland have filed two separate class-action lawsuits against Precision Castparts Corp., alleging that its toxic air emissions have harmed their health and decreased property values.
Clean air advocates are calling on the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to stop renewing air pollution permits until new rules are in place.
local | Environment | News | Air | Business | TransportationOPB | June 28, 2016 9:30 a.m.
Oregon says it is in line for $85 million from Volkswagen as part of its emissions fraud settlement. Washington announces its share is $129 million.
The Brooks garbage incinerator, just north of Salem, may soon take more out-of-state medical waste — as much as 50 million pounds more per year.
North Portland residents told state officials Monday night that air testing in their neighborhood was flawed and doesn’t address their longstanding concerns about strong paint odors.
local | Environment | News | Air | Land | Water | Transportation | Oil Trains In The NorthwestOPB | June 7, 2016 7:08 p.m.
Railroad industry experts are questioning the early explanation from Union Pacific for why its oil train crashed in Mosier, Ore.