News of toxic lead in the air and water have many parents on high alert. Lead poisoning in children can cause permanent brain damage. One Portland family is confronting that reality.
Land use | Environment | local | NewsAP | May 24, 2016 12:42 p.m. | Marsing, Idaho
The money is part of the Wildland Fire Resilient Landscapes Program intended to restore public lands.
Land use | Environment | local | NewsCapital Press | May 19, 2016 8:32 a.m.
Questions about the constitutionality of Oregon’s “right to farm” law, which shields growers from some lawsuits, have been resurrected in a pesticide dispute in Curry County.
Land use | Arts | local | Environment | NewsPRI's The World | May 8, 2016 2:15 p.m.
Mount Rainier is a grand, imposing, majestic site to see while sitting in traffic on Interstate 5 near Tacoma, Washington. So much so, that the tiny little divot in the foothills just to its south seems unremarkable. Until you hear what Barbara Reid has to say about it.
Land use | Environment | Energy | CommunitiesOPB/EarthFix | April 11, 2016 5:59 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The companies backing the Jordan Cove energy project have appealed a federal decision denying their proposal to pipe natural gas through Oregon so it can be shipped to Asia.
Land use | Environment | local | NewsThe Register-Guard | April 10, 2016 11:01 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon
The city of Eugene has bought 100 acres of forestland near the Lane Community College campus for $850,000 in a deal city parks planning manager Neil Bjorklund calls a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
This is the second preliminary purchase deal announced since federal energy regulators denied approval of the export terminal and pipeline project.
"Limited" commercial advertising is coming to Washington State Parks. The state park system will begin placing ads in parks as early as this summer to make itself more self-sustaining.