Groundwater at the site of the oil train derailment in Mosier, Oregon, is contaminated with elevated levels of benzene and other volatile organic compounds. But the main worry isn't drinking water: it's the health of nearby wildlife.
local | Environment | News | LandStatesman Journal | July 19, 2016 6:43 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
That means forest operators and the public must take special precautions in state, private and U.S. Bureau of Land Management forests protected by ODF in Tillamook, Washington, Yamhill, Clatsop, Columbia, and Multnomah counties, and part of Lincoln County.
A federal judge is citing prosecutors' concerns about threats of violence in a ruling that will keep many documents secret in the criminal case involving Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.
Water | Land use | Land | Agriculture | Fish & Wildlife | News | Climate change | NW Life | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | July 18, 2016 9:33 a.m.
For the second year in a row, low water in Detroit Lake is likely to affect recreation and tourism in the Santiam Canyon.
local | Environment | News | LandNorthwest News Network | June 29, 2016 7:30 p.m.
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.
America is going on a road trip this summer, and guess where it will end up? Right here in Oregon.