Steamboat Creek supports one of the last runs of wild summer steelhead in the Northwest. Fishermen and conservationists want to keep it that way.
Water | News | Environment | local | EnergyOPB | Aug. 17, 2016 10:45 a.m.
The Deschutes River Alliance claims PGE has violated water quality standards for several years after installing a water-mixing device at Round Butte Dam.
Nestle is looking to build a commercial water bottling plant in the Northwest. Its most recent pitch is to the town of Waitsburg, Washington. The plan is tying the small community in knots.
Water | Climate change | News | Environment | local | EnergyAP | Aug. 16, 2016 7:10 a.m. | Cheyenne, Wyoming
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he's disappointed with the judge's decision. He says coal is a critical economic driver for his state and the nation.
High river temperatures in recent years has lead to the death of more than a quarter million salmon in the Columbia River.
Water | News | Environment | local | Fish & WildlifeAP | Aug. 15, 2016 7:25 a.m. | Granite Falls, Washington
Scientists with the Ecology Department plan to release the dye at two locations on the river at dusk Tuesday. They'll track the dye as it moves downstream.
News | Environment | Water | NationAP | Aug. 15, 2016 6:10 a.m. | Walker, Louisiana
More than 20,000 people were rescued from their homes as of Sunday as rain-swollen rivers flooded their banks and wreaked havoc across southern Louisiana.
Water | Animals | News | Fish & Wildlife | Renewable energy | local | EnvironmentAP | 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.
Transportation | Environment | Water | Energy | LandOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 12, 2016 10:23 a.m. | Portland
An Oregon administrative judge upheld a 2014 decision by the Department of State Lands to reject a permit for a proposed coal terminal at the Port of Morrow on the Columbia River.