Tagged: Dam

Environmental Update On The Elwha Dam And The Wilderness Act

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

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.

Dam Settlement Addresses Oil And Other Pollutants

OPB |Aug. 06, 2014 12:20 p.m.

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.

Environmental Update On Oil Trains, Coal & More

OPB |May 20, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll round-up some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.

The Blazers Take On The Spurs In Second Round Action

OPB |May 06, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Portland Trail Blazers are in the Western Conference semifinals, and face the San Antonio Spurs.

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.

Will Damascus, Oregon Remain A City?

OPB |Oct. 29, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Residents of the Clackamas County city of Damascus will vote in November on whether or not to disincorporate.

Dam Leak Could Affect Mirror Pond Debate

OPB |Oct. 09, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Water levels in Bend's Mirror Pond are dropping since the Newport Avenue Dam sprung a leak, as the community grapples with how to deal with silt buildup in the iconic pond.

Damascus Volunteers Quit In Protest

June 05, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Fifteen volunteer Damascus city committee members resigned in protest of a behind-closed-doors, forced resignation of the city manager.

Culture Club

Jan. 17, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Exit Interview: Sam Adams

Dec. 18, 2012 12:30 p.m.

We talk with Portland Mayor Sam Adams as he prepares to leave City Hall at the end of the year.

Developing West Hayden Island

Nov. 28, 2012 12:15 p.m.

Mayor Sam Adams wants to make West Hayden Island part of the City of Portland to open it up for industrial development, but others argue this undeveloped land should be maintained as wildlife habitat. 

Environmental Update

Nov. 20, 2012 12:45 p.m.

It's been a year since the Condit Dam was removed. How is the White Salmon River recovering?

New Mental Health Center

Nov. 06, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Portland may get a new mental health center in 2013. What would this mean for the city, the police and people with mental illness?

Oregon Sustainability Center Gets The Plug Pulled

Oct. 10, 2012 12:30 p.m.

On Friday Mayor Sam Adams announced that the Oregon Sustainability Center proposal will not be moving forward.

Environmental Update

May 08, 2012 9:30 a.m.

We'll get an update on the ongoing controversy surrounding the plan to remove Klamath River dams. 

What Happens Next at Condit Dam?

Nov. 10, 2011 9:20 a.m.

Two weeks ago, the base of the Condit Dam was blown up, and the White Salmon River flowed free for the first time in a century. What happens now?

The Future of the Occupy Movement

Nov. 09, 2011 9:30 a.m.

So far, the relationship between Sam Adams and Occupy Portland remains cordial, but will that change in the near future? And what's the future of the broader Occupy movement?

Environmental Update

Sept. 26, 2011 9:50 a.m.

Earthfix Editor, David Steves, talks about the removal of two dams in Washington and future dam removals in the Northwest. 

Environmental Update

Aug. 15, 2011 9:45 a.m.

We continue our regular series of conversations checking in on OPB's environmental coverage. Today, we talk about the biggest dam removal project in U.S. history with EarthFix reporter Ashley Ahearn.

Office of Equity

June 21, 2011 9:12 a.m.

What will the City of Portland's new Office of Equity look like?

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