An Oregon judge has heard arguments in a case brought by two Eugene teens who have spent years contending that the state is failing to take adequate steps to stave off climate change.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has been pushing for limits on carbon emissions, but his cap-and-trade legislation has faced an uphill battle. Now one group says it’s time to take the issue to the voters.
Northwest utilities are fighting pressure end to all use of coal-fired power -- even when it's generated in places like Utah and Montana.
The ocean is going to be unusually warm this year off of Oregon and Washington, which could spell trouble for salmon and other marine life.
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The Northwest Forest Plan is now 20 years old and due for an update, which will have environmental and economic reverberations for decades to come.
Environmentalists are suing, the mayor and city council have launched an investigation, and angry protesters packed the Port Commissioners' meeting, but the Port of Seattle is standing strong in its decision to host Shell Oil.
Residents of Coos and Douglas counties are hoping to challenge fossil fuel development by asserting local decision-making rights.
Twice as many acres burned in the decade leading up to 2011 than in the one before it.
A bill in the Oregon Legislature this session would require electric companies to stop delivering coal-fired power to Oregon customers by 2025.