OPB | April 07, 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 | March 30, 2015
MONDAY: We'll check in with our EarthFix reporter, Cassandra Profita, about stories she's following.
OPB | March 23, 2015
MONDAY: Some landowners are voluntarily signing up to conserve habitat for sage grouse.
OPB | March 16, 2015
MONDAY: Mountain bikers say the city has unfairly banned them from riding at River View Natural Area in Portland.
OPB | Feb. 27, 2015
FRIDAY: A paper co-authored by an OSU professor contributes to a long-standing conservation debate in environmental circles.
OPB | Feb. 23, 2015
MONDAY: We'll talk with one of the Oregon fish biologists who helped save the little minnow that's native only to the Willamette Valley.
OPB | Feb. 12, 2015
THURSDAY: The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over the impacts of ocean acidity on shellfish.
OPB | Jan. 29, 2015
THURSDAY: Nestlé has cleared one more hurdle in its effort to open a water bottling plant in Cascade Locks.
OPB | 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 | Dec. 15, 2014
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.
OPB | 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 | Sept. 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY: EarthFix reporter Ashley Ahearn reports on a coal dust study scientists have begun in the Northwest to determine what affect coal by rail might have on the environment.
OPB | Sept. 02, 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.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll talk to the Portland-based Xerces society, which is asking the federal government to list the Monarch butterfly as a threatened species.
OPB | Aug. 06, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The Army Corps of Engineers has settled a lawsuit brought by Columbia Riverkeeper involving oil and other pollutants from dams. The emissions will now fall under the Clean Water Act.
OPB | July 30, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporters about banning bee-harming pesticides, a new controversial logging method, and more.
OPB | June 16, 2014
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on the disease affecting sea stars in the Pacific ocean and a plan to kill thousands of birds preying on endangered salmon.
OPB | June 06, 2014
FRIDAY: The disease has ravaged the Oregon coast over the past two weeks, afflicting 30 - 50 percent of one species of sea stars — a crucial predator in coastal ecosystems.
OPB | June 02, 2014
MONDAY: The Obama administration announced plans to cut coal power plant emissions by 30 percent by 2030. What legal challenges will the rules face?