NWNews | June 29, 2016
The condition of watersheds in Washington state continues to decline, according to the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, which delivered the news to the National Congress of American Indians Wednesday.
AP | June 30, 2016
Oregon is one of several states without a routine water testing program, leaving many bodies of water unmonitored for harmful algae blooms.
OPB/EarthFix | June 29, 2016
The environmental group Columbia Riverkeeper is suing the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation over oil spills from Grand Coulee Dam.
local | Environment | News | WaterAP | June 29, 2016 12:58 p.m. | Spokane, Washington
An environmental group has sued the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on Wednesday, saying operations at the Grand Coulee Dam in Eastern Washington are polluting the Columbia River in violation of clean-water laws.
Clean air advocates are calling on the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to stop renewing air pollution permits until new rules are in place.
Nation | Science | Health | Flora and Fauna | EnvironmentNPR | June 29, 2016 9:51 a.m.
The National Park Service is racing to record soundscapes of each park that capture nature for the ear. "If we start to lose sounds of wilderness, we start to lose a piece of us," one scientist says.
Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | localKLCC | June 29, 2016 9:46 a.m.
Lost Lake is a seasonal alpine lake — just off the Santiam Pass Highway. And it’s aptly named. Once a year, it disappears. Not by evaporation or seepage. It flows away down a big hole in the lake bed.
Nation | Science | Environment | Flora and Fauna | News | Business | FoodNPR | June 29, 2016 8:42 a.m.
Environmental groups have asked the U.S. to give the prized fish protection under the Endangered Species Act. Some scientists and activists say the chances are slim but the action is long overdue.
Nation | local | Environment | NewsAP | June 29, 2016 8:34 a.m. | Denver
The projects include areas in California's Sierra Nevada range, the South Platte watershed in the mountains west of Denver, the headwaters of the Missouri River in Montana and the Blue Mountains of Oregon.
Nation | local | Environment | NewsAP | June 29, 2016 8:14 a.m. | Eldorado National Forest, California
Scientists with the University of Nevada, Reno, who built the system, are trying to teach the cameras to recognize fire and smoke and send an alert.
Nation | Science | EnvironmentNPR | June 28, 2016 2:49 p.m.
In West Virginia, residents are beginning to clean up after record floods destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses and killed at least 23 people.
Transportation | Air | Environment | local | News | BusinessOPB | June 28, 2016 9:30 a.m.
Oregon says it is in line for $85 million from Volkswagen as part of its emissions fraud settlement. Washington announces its share is $129 million.