OPB | Broadcast: June 15, 2016
We learn about the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft clean-up plan for the Willamette River Superfund site. And we take you on a radio road trip down route 395 from Pendleton to John Day.
OPB | Broadcast: May 4, 2016
A new study looks into the ways environmental messaging should change if it is going to appeal to conservatives. We hear from Oregon's senior Sen. Ron Wyden about his proposal to expand Oregon’s vote-by-mail system nationwide. The 99W Drive-In Theatre in Newberg is hoping to get your vote for best drive-in movie theater in the country.
OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2016
We learn whether ‘The Blob’ is dead and gone for good. We talk with the Portland Business Alliance about their perspective on homeless camping. And we discuss the Portland Trailblazers and their somewhat surprisingly successful season.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 23, 2016
We talk with lawmakers in Salem about how the short legislation is looking. And we talk with parents, regulators and activists about air pollution hot spots in southeast Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 8, 2016
We visit a Lunar New Year celebration in Portland’s historic Chinatown and learn about Oregon’s Chinese American roots. We check in with our EarthFix reporting team for the latest environmental stories. And we hear about the online activity of the remaining Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 2, 2015
If Congress doesn't act by Dec. 31, the stakeholders are back to square one.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2015
Northwest native William Ruckelshaus was the first administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2015
The opening of commercial crabbing season in Oregon, Washington, and California is delayed this year because of a toxin found in crabs at some locations.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2015
Blue-green algae blooms are a growing problem on the Willamette River - but who's in charge of keeping them under control?
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 4, 2015
New rules announced yesterday by President Obama require reductions of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030.
OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2015
Shell's Fennica icebreaker ship has still not been able to depart to the Arctic for oil drilling, after local climate change activists and Greenpeace activists blocked passage at the St. John's bridge.
OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2015
A coalition of climate change activists and Greenpeace are keeping Shell's Icebreaker ship from proceeding to the Arctic.
OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2015
We check in with members of our EarthFix team about Google Trekker and one man's effort to get information on oil trains.
OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2015
In this third installment of our series "Represented," we look at the impact of data centers in Central Oregon, and a bill to change the taxation structure for the companies that run them.
OPB | Broadcast: April 2, 2015
Jeremy Clark and Charlie Abrams created the "Two Green Leaves" blog together earlier this year to write about climate change.
OPB | Broadcast: March 23, 2015
MONDAY: Some landowners are voluntarily signing up to conserve habitat for sage grouse.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 12, 2015
THURSDAY: The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over the impacts of ocean acidity on shellfish.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: After a recent study said a carbon tax in Oregon could be economically and environmentally feasible, we'll discuss the political outlook for a carbon tax ahead of the 2015 legislative session.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2014
TUESDAY: Journalists from our EarthFix team will give us an update on the removal of Elwha Dam and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.