AP | Jan. 27, 2014 11:37 a.m.
If you look over a new map showing average annual household carbon footprint by ZIP code, there's a surprise in what sticks out in Central Oregon.
OPB | Jan. 20, 2014 1:31 p.m.
About two dozen people showed up to help clear blackberry bushes from an organic farm next to Tryon Creek in Southwest Portland.
OPB | Jan. 02, 2014 3:44 p.m.
Umatilla County Commissioners have passed a ban on the use of tobacco on all county-owned properties -- indoor and outdoor. The new policy will be phased in over the next six months.
News-Review | Nov. 04, 2013 2:06 a.m.
Oregon and six other states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it has failed to limit pollution from wood stoves, a common heating source in Douglas County.
OPB | Oct. 01, 2013 3:28 p.m.
When we think about climate change, we often think about the health of the entire planet. But it could also bring specific health risks to people in the Pacific Northwest.
OPB | Aug. 15, 2013 12:33 p.m.
Oregonians bothered by stinky, industrial neighbors may be happy to hear that state regulators have published a new Nuisance Odor Strategy meant to better address the problems.
OPB | Aug. 05, 2013 4:37 p.m.
Smoke from the wildfires in southwestern Oregon is expected in the Willamette Valley this week. The National Weather Service is forecasting a wind pattern change.
OPB | July 31, 2013 2:46 p.m.
In Central and Eastern Oregon, fire crews are preparing for a barrage of lightning that's expected to last through Thursday.
OPB | July 31, 2013 12:21 p.m.
Smoke from wildfires continues to pose a health risk in Southwest Oregon. State officials rate the air from Crater Lake to Cave Junction in the "unhealthy" to "very unhealthy" range.
OPB | July 29, 2013 11:43 a.m.
The air quality in Cave Junction has been found hazardous. It’s in part due to the recent wild fires and dry weather in the southwestern part of the state.