Climate change | News | Environment | Politics | Energy | localOPB | Aug. 23, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council chair Bill Lynch announced his resignation recently, after repeated clashes with the state attorney general's office over a proposed oil terminal decision.
While hundreds of thousands of Northwest residents were looking up, power companies were monitoring just how much solar power they lost during Monday’s sky-darkening eclipse.
Energy | News | TransportationOPB | Aug. 17, 2017 7:15 p.m.
For the seventh time, a decision on a controversial Vancouver oil terminal has been pushed back. The Washington state energy board now has until November 30 to make a recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee.
Energy | News | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 16, 2017 4:37 p.m.
On Wednesday, dozens of scientists sent a letter to Northwest lawmakers in Congress. In it, they argue in favor of spilling more water over dams to help fish.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was noncommittal Monday when asked about a proposal in the president’s budget to privatize the Bonneville Power Administration transmission grid.
Business | Environment | Science | EnergyNPR | Aug. 14, 2017 2:11 p.m.
The Trump administration has opened a 45-day comment period ahead of proposed changes to existing EPA rules for greenhouse gas emissions for cars and light trucks.
Energy | Technology | World | ScienceNPR | Aug. 9, 2017 6:24 a.m.
In a world so divided by cultural and economic warfare, what happens at the European laboratory for particle physics stands out as a celebration of the best we have to offer, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Energy | Nation | Science | EnvironmentNPR | Aug. 3, 2017 6:33 a.m.
An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 4.2 hit Wednesday night. Earthquakes used to be rare in Oklahoma. Scientists say they're linked to the disposal of wastewater from fracking.
The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell this week said it now expects oil prices to remain low forever. The global oil glut of recent years shows no sign of diminishing. Energy demand has leveled off.