NPR |Jan. 26, 2015 9:25 p.m.
Oil industry representatives are criticizing the decision, but analysts say the shale revolution will buy the industry time to develop safe technology in the threatened environment.
OPB |Jan. 26, 2015 1:54 p.m.
Cheap oil cuts into the budgets of oil-producing states. But lower prices are expected to be good news for Oregon.
AP |Jan. 23, 2015 11:30 a.m.
Activists who oppose the transport of giant oil-field equipment through parts of Idaho and Washington say they have been contacted by FBI agents.
OPB |Jan. 20, 2015 4:45 p.m.
A Portland start-up has tapped the city's water pipes as a new source of renewable hydropower that doesn't disrupt fish migration or stream flows.
NPR |Jan. 19, 2015 4:32 p.m.
The solar industry employs nearly 174,000 workers in the U.S., up 22 percent from a year ago. But the industry's future is murky, as government subsidies are set to expire within two years.
OPB |Jan. 15, 2015 5:30 p.m.
A survey by the Oregon State Fire Marshal found 81 percent of the state's fire departments don't have the equipment needed to respond to an oil train accident.
KUOW |Jan. 15, 2015 5 p.m.
State senators waste little time this session before starting the debate over how best to respond to the rapid increase of oil train traffic in Washington.
AP |Jan. 15, 2015 11:01 a.m.
Lawmakers are pushing competing bills to improve oil train safety, as a spike in volatile shipments of crude oil by rail poses new potential risks in Washington.
NPR |Jan. 14, 2015 3:33 p.m.
Falling oil prices are leading to a slow down in drilling. And that means workers are rethinking the long commutes they've been making for once-steady, good-paying jobs.
OPB |Jan. 13, 2015 4 p.m.
Hundreds of people attended a Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission Tuesday as the board considered a zoning decision for a controversial propane export terminal.