OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 05, 2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to downgrade the protected status of Columbian white-tailed deer from endangered to threatened.
KUOW/EarthFix | Oct. 02, 2015
The Navy released the final environmental review Friday for its proposed sonar and explosives training practices in waters off the coast of the Northwest.
OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 27, 2015
Along the Willamette River, a six-mile stretch in Portland holds more than 90 percent of the state’s fuel supply. If a quake strikes here, it could devastate supply lines for fuel, electricity and natural gas.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a new plan for bringing back the declining bull trout in five western states. But conservationists say it won't actually restore the fish's population.
Economy | Environment | Air | TechnologyOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 23, 2015 4:19 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Volkswagen is engulfed in a scandal after admitting to cheating on emissions testing. And that might have Volkswagen owners a little nervous.
Nation | Science | Environment | BusinessNPR | Oct. 5, 2015 2:42 p.m.
A couple is spending 365 days in the nation's most visited wilderness area to raise awareness of a sulfide-ore mining plan they say will put the watershed ecosystem in danger. Some locals disagree.
Federal and state claims against BP for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill have been resolved, the Justice Department says, with the oil and gas company agreeing to pay more than $20 billion in penalties.
The Coast Guard says a diesel spill in the Columbia River is being cleaned up after a cargo ship leaked more than 1,000 gallons of fuel Friday.
India released its pledges ahead of December's global climate change summit in Paris. "We want to walk [a] cleaner energy path," says the country's environment minister.
A business group says the limit will hurt American workers. Environmentalists say it's not strict enough. The rule is intended to reduce the health damage of smog.
Economy | Nation | Environment | BusinessNPR | Oct. 1, 2015 4:44 p.m.
Many VW owners, who bought cars that had been touted as "clean diesel," ponder the possibility of having a substantial fix to their cars that could cut their gas mileage or their car's performance.
Oregon fines a helicopter company and suspends its license to spray pesticides after a worker complained of chemical exposure in Douglas County.
Communities | Environment | Energy | Water | Economy | Land use | Fish & Wildlife | Climate changeOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 30, 2015 noon | Ashland, Oregon
Federal regulators determine that Jordan Cove can take steps to minimize environmental and safety concerns surrounding the liquefied natural gas export terminal and pipeline.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | NewsAP | Sept. 29, 2015 5:56 p.m. | Leavenworth, Washington
The Wild Fish Conservancy and the Center for Environmental Law & Policy filed the lawsuit on Monday in U.S. District Court in Spokane.