Clean air advocates are calling on the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to stop renewing air pollution permits until new rules are in place.
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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 | Air | Land | Water | Transportation | News | Environment | 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.
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Union Pacific has not stopped moving hazardous and flammable materials through Mosier — including tanker cars of liquefied petroleum gases like propane or butane.
Portland Public Schools found elevated levels of radon in more than 100 classrooms across the district. What are the health risks of this radioactive gas?
Lead test results are in for nearly 200 people who live and work near Bullseye Glass in Southeast Portland. So far, none of them shows lead levels that would require medical care or follow-up.