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?
Land | Environment | Politics | RecreationKUOW/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.
World | Environment | Health | ScienceNPR | March 27, 2017 7:36 a.m.
What questions do you have about the toll that climate change is taking — and about possible solutions?
Water | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife | News | History | localOPB | March 26, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Bay Center, Washington
Bay Center residents in Southwest Washington feared the worst when a neglected boat began to sink in the Palix River. Leaking oil was a concern to local oyster farmers in nearby Willapa Bay.
local | News | Environment | Fish & WildlifeCapital Press | March 26, 2017 10:35 a.m.
Wolves killed at least eight chickens and a goose March 23 in a pack attack that left feathers, chicken parts and “hundreds” of wolf tracks around the site, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
local | News | Environment | 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.
News | Environment | NationAP | 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.
World | Environment | Health | ScienceNPR | 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.
News | Environment | Politics | Science | NationNPR | 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 | Flora and Fauna | Business | Nation | EnvironmentNPR | 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.