Statesman Journal | May 29, 2016
If the deal goes through it will earn Salem $16.2 million, which will be used to improve the city’s water infrastructure.
EarthFix | May 27, 2016
There’s a new complaint about exposure from a helicopter spraying weed killer on Oregon forestland. This time, it's from a fellow timber grower and former member of the Oregon Board of Forestry.
World | Environment | Science | Energy | NationNPR | May 29, 2016 2:27 p.m.
As he prepares for a conference on implementing clean energy to combat climate change, energy secretary Ernest Moniz says he's confident the Obama administration's commitments will remain in place.
Scientists are turning to big data to try to save California's state amphibian. They're using software to comb through hours of recordings to find the red-legged frogs that remain.
In 1985 the city of Thornton, Colo. bought up nearby farmland and water rights from its farms. Now, some of those farms are drying up.
Education | Environment | Health | local | NewsOPB | May 27, 2016 10:34 p.m. | Portland
Portland Public Schools is shutting off all the drinking water across more than 70 school buildings, following the discovery of elevated lead levels at two schools.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, seeking comment on its latest budget proposal, drew hard questions from conservationists Thursday night in Portland.
A federal jury in Seattle has awarded a former BNSF Railway worker, and whistleblower, more than $1.6 million in a case involving brake inspections for tank cars.
Technology | Environment | Science | World | NationNPR | May 27, 2016 6:37 a.m.
A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, star and waves.
Environment | Science | NationNPR | May 27, 2016 5:57 a.m.
The deep-sea researchers were surveying an ocean ridge near Hawaii. "Where did this guy come from? Holy cow!" said one researcher when he saw the huge sponge. They say it's the largest ever recorded.