Commuters between Washington and Oregon can expect some traffic delays this week. Rising flood levels on the Columbia River mean more lifts for the Interstate 5 bridge.
One of Seattle's most popular parks was built on an industrial site where toxics have yet to be completely removed from the soil.
Water | local | News | EnvironmentAP | March 14, 2017 7:22 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
Native Americans, environmentalists and a fishing guide spoke out Monday in support of two bills that aim to prevent, or at least mitigate, an ecological disaster like an oil spill into the Columbia River.
Water | local | News | EnvironmentMedford Mail Tribune | March 13, 2017 7:23 a.m.
Federal reservoir managers plan a $3.7 million seismic retrofit to the dam at Hyatt Lake this summer, shoring up the dam's leaky base to withstand any big shake from an earthquake.
On Tuesday, King County released preliminary findings of what went wrong at the West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.
News | Water | Fish & Wildlife | local | EnvironmentAP | March 5, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Boise
The $500 million spent annually on habitat restoration projects and improvements are helping salmon, steelhead and other wildlife in the Columbia River Basin, federal agencies responsible for operating 14 federal dams say.
News | Water | Fish & Wildlife | local | EnvironmentAP | March 2, 2017 7:36 a.m. | Boise
A federal lawsuit filed by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout has been dismissed.
President Trump issues an executive order to rollback clean water rules. Northwest farm and industry groups are lauding the order while environmentalists say it's bad news for salmon and steelhead.