OPB/EarthFix | March 24, 2017
As the Trump administration rolls back climate policy, Northwest states are taking a stand. What could they feasibly do?
OPB/EarthFix | March 23, 2017
The Northwest is in line to receive millions of dollars through a settlement with Volkwagen Group. Some say that money could help crack down on old diesel trucks, buses and construction equipment.
NWPR/EarthFix | March 24, 2017
A forest project in Northeastern Oregon is igniting a debate over what constitutes thinning for wildfire prevention and forest health. Is it a "logging loophole" or a desperately needed project?
Environment | Politics | Recreation | LandKUOW/EarthFix | March 23, 2017 5:45 p.m.
Public lands agencies are struggling to keep up with demands for rangers, trail maintenance – even toilet paper in outhouses. And the problem could get worse under President Trump’s hiring freeze.
local | Environment | News | EnergyOPB | March 24, 2017 5:30 p.m.
An oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver is off the table. The city approved a plan that would allow NuStar to ship and store ethanol, under the condition that it drop its proposal to handle crude oil.
Nation | Environment | NewsAP | March 24, 2017 6:23 a.m.
The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
Health | Environment | Science | WorldNPR | March 23, 2017 12:55 p.m.
They competed in the first World Smarts STEM Challenge. We got to know the team that worked on a water purifier using neem leaves and ... cilantro.
The U.S. Forest Service has approved a massive proposal to treat more than 100,000 acres on the Wallowa Valley Ranger District north of Enterprise.
Science | Nation | Environment | News | PoliticsNPR | March 22, 2017 2:04 p.m.
The Senate voted Tuesday to lift a 2016 ban on certain hunting practices — like trapping and aerial shooting — on national wildlife refuges there. Now the bill heads to President Trump to be signed.
Food | Business | Nation | Environment | Flora and FaunaNPR | March 22, 2017 8:07 a.m.
Advocates of grass-grazing cattle say it's better for the environment and the animals. But there's another upside: Grass-fed meat and dairy fetch a premium that can help small farms stay viable.
Environment | Technology | Business | Nation | Science | EnergyNPR | March 22, 2017 6:06 a.m.
The Flame Refluxer is essentially a big copper blanket: think Brillo pad of wool sandwiched between mesh. Using it while burning off oil yields less air pollution and residue that harms marine life.
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality staff expect to lose more than 30 people in the agency’s core programs because of President Trump’s cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency budget.