A second glass-making company in Portland has voluntarily suspended its use of cadmium in response to tests showing elevated levels of the metal in nearby moss.
Communities | Health | Air | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | Feb. 4, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Portland
A glass facility in Southeast Portland has suspended the use of cadmium and arsenic in its operations following the revelation that testing found unhealthy levels of those metals in the air nearby.
News | Environment | local | AirOPB | Feb. 3, 2016 5:43 p.m. | Portland
Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality found elevated levels of cadmium and arsenic.
Environment | Energy | AirKUOW/EarthFix | Jan. 6, 2016 12:03 p.m. | Seattle
New carbon pollution rules in Washington will pack the biggest wallop for cement makers, oil refiners and paper mills.
The city of Portland says it is close to its goal of housing every homeless veteran by the end of 2015.
News | Communities | NW Life | AirThe Register-Guard | Dec. 31, 2015 10:36 a.m.
Several Egan Warming Centers will be open from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Thursday evening and remain on standby Friday through Monday.
Rice paddies are one of the biggest sources of global methane emissions — a potent greenhouse gas. Now, researchers have found a way to nearly eliminate methane emissions from rice paddies.
The state says the automaker exposed residents to harmful air pollution by intentionally cheating on federal emissions tests.