Tagged: Environment

Environmental Update

OPB | April 08, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with the EarthFix and OPB reporters about landslides, lawsuits against hatcheries, and a pesticide dump cover-up.

108 Unaccounted For In Washington Landslide

OPB | March 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

The number of people unaccounted for in the Snohomish County landslide is described as "soft" but the situation is grim.

Environmental Update

OPB | March 17, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with the EarthFix team about China's ban on West Coast shellfish, a lost ski season for Mt. Ashland, and more.

Environmental Update

OPB | Feb. 27, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: We've got a round-up of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.

Drought And Floods Threaten Oregon

OPB | Feb. 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: It may seem counterintuitive, but Oregonians are on the lookout for flooding, even as the Governor declares a drought emergency in four counties. 

What Should Be Done With Oregon's Wild Horses?

OPB | Feb. 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Wild horses in captivity now outnumber those in the wild — and they cost the Bureau of Land Management $46 Million per year.

Why Are Thousands Of Starfish Dying?

OPB | Feb. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The mysterious disease that affects these iconic sea creatures has been dubbed "sea star wasting syndrome."

Oregon Faces A Continued Dry Spell In 2014

OPB | Jan. 23, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: It's been a particularly dry winter for Oregon. Businesses from agriculture to recreation are feeling the repercussions of the dry spell.

Environmental Update On Oil-By-Rail In the Northwest

OPB | Jan. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Increasingly, trains are carrying crude oil across the Northwest. After derailments in other places, lawmakers are asking for more information and better safety standards.

Second Megaload of Oil Refinery Equipment Hits The Road

OPB | Dec. 24, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: The trucking company hauling massive oil refinery equipment across Eastern Oregon is gearing up for protests along the way.

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