Environment | News | AirAP | April 16, 2015 7:48 a.m.
Gov. Kate Brown announced a $1.5 million program to replace old wood stoves and fireplaces in two Oregon counties.
A precautionary lockdown of the U.S. Capitol was lifted after about two hours Saturday following a suicide by a man carrying a protest sign.
Environment | News | AirAP | March 8, 2015 11:45 a.m.
Oregon, Idaho, and Washington residents are among the top polluters in the nation when it comes to fine particle emissions from burning wood to heat homes.
The EPA has yet to declare an “endangerment finding” for leaded aviation fuel, meaning it hasn’t said whether aircraft emissions are endangering public health or welfare.
Environment | News | Land | Water | AirStatesman Journal | Jan. 26, 2015 1:12 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
The quantity of toxic chemicals released to Oregon's air, land and water decreased by 18 percent in 2013, according to new data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
An air quality advisory is in effect through Sunday for most of Oregon due to cold temperatures and stagnation.
Climate change | News | Politics | AirOPB | Nov. 12, 2014 2:56 p.m.
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping just announced new goals to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The deal has been called "historic." But critics say it will hurt the U.S. economy.