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.
OPB | July 18, 2013 3:25 p.m.
House Democrats have selected Oregon's Peter DeFazio as the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee.
OPB | June 20, 2013 2:19 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency is defending the way it reached a settlement announced Wednesday with a cement-maker with operations in eastern Oregon.
OPB | June 19, 2013 5:17 p.m.
The air surrounding one of Eastern Oregon’s largest manufacturing plants should get a little cleaner, under a settlement announced Wednesday in Washington, D.C.