Environment | Renewable energy | Animals | Water | News | Fish & Wildlife | Climate change | Pacific Ocean | Land use | Flora and Fauna | Forestry | local | 2016: The Year In ReviewEarthFix | Dec. 18, 2016 1:51 p.m.
From an international investigation into electronic waste to a study of the U.S. military's environmental legacy in the Northwest, here is the best reporting from EarthFix in 2016.
Google announces that all of the energy it consumes globally — including at its data center in The Dalles, Oregon — will soon operate without directly relying on fossil fuels.
A project in Oregon’s Klamath County is aiming to complement renewable energy development in the Northwest by creating a giant water battery.
Wind turbines don't last forever. And when they come down, these giant structures can leave a lot of waste behind. The steel towers can be recycled, but the fiberglass blades typically end up in landfills.
Environment | Renewable energy | Animals | Water | News | Fish & Wildlife | localAP | Aug. 14, 2016 12:49 p.m. | Boise
A multiyear study of mercury contamination is underway in a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Idaho-Oregon border that's part of a power company's effort to renew its license with the federal government.
Environment | Renewable energy | Sustainability | News | Transportation | local | Politics | Oil Trains In The NorthwestAP | July 28, 2016 8:33 a.m. | Seattle
Voters in Spokane will get to decide whether the city should prohibit the shipment of crude oil or coal by rail. The ballot measure, if approved, would make rail shipments of crude oil or coal a civil in
Environment | Renewable energy | Sustainability | News | Energy | WaterOPB | July 5, 2016 3:01 p.m.
Engineers at Oregon State have created a free, open-source computer program that can determine a stream or river’s potential as an energy source.
Environment | Renewable energy | News | Economy | Nation | Business | Technology | NW Life | local | Science | Health | PoliticsOPB | April 18, 2016 11:15 a.m. | Portland
An Oregon start-up that’s trying to use kites to generate electricity has secured close to a quarter of a million dollars from the US Department of Agriculture and state agencies.