Entertainment | Communities | Arts | Economy | Climate change | Health | Environment | Recreation | AirOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 24, 2015 10:15 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
In Ashland, home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the “show-must-go-on” mantra of the theater has given way to continuous air quality checks and tough show-time decisions.
Entertainment | Air | local | NewsOPB | Aug. 22, 2015 6:39 p.m. | Portland
The smoke caused harmful air quality for residents in Southwest Washington and the Willamette Valley.
local | Air | Environment | NewsOPB | July 17, 2015 10:22 a.m.
Federal forest managers say drones flown by hobbyists and photographers have interfered with firefighting efforts at least eight times this year, in California, Washington, Colorado, Utah, and Minnesota.
local | Air | Environment | NewsOPB | July 7, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland
NASA said the blanket of smoke is coming from the the Boulder Creek Fire complex that’s been burning since June northeast of Vancouver and now cover about 58 square miles.
News | Air | CommunitiesOPB | July 1, 2015 6 p.m. | Portland
In a settlement it reached Wednesday, the Oregon Department of Agriculture agreed to drop $20,000 in fines against a pilot who misled the state during an investigation into herbicide drift.
News | Energy | Air | EnvironmentAP | June 10, 2015 11:45 a.m. | BILLINGS, Mont.
A federal appeals court has struck down pollution rules intended to reduce haze in the atmosphere from the burning of coal in Montana for electricity consumed across the Pacific Northwest.
Transportation | Water | Energy | Air | EnvironmentOPB | May 26, 2015 6:45 p.m. | Portland
The push for cleaner fuels in Oregon and Washington has led to proposals that would bring the region more crude oil and a new refinery along the Columbia River.
News | Air | Environment | PoliticsAP | May 11, 2015 noon
Washington state Democrats are revising Gov. Jay Inslee's cap-and-trade plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions and require largest polluters to pay for their carbon pollution.
News | Air | EnvironmentAP | 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.