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Dam Settlement Addresses Oil And Other Pollutants

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 6, 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.

Environmental Update On Oil Trains, Coal & More

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2014

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

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 27, 2014

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

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 17, 2013

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

Exit Interview: Sam Adams

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 18, 2012

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

Developing West Hayden Island

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 28, 2012

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. 

New Mental Health Center

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2012

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

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2012

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

The Future of the Occupy Movement

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2011

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?

Office of Equity

OPB | Broadcast: June 21, 2011

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

Employee Benefits

OPB | Broadcast: June 7, 2011

Mayor Sam Adams wants to expand health benefits for city employees to include sex reassignment surgery. How do employers decide what should be covered by their health plans?

Cracking Down on Gun Violence

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 3, 2010

What's the best way to combat gun violence?

New Police Chief

OPB | Broadcast: May 13, 2010

What will a new chief of police mean for Portland?

Northwest Passages: Kathleen Alcala

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2009

Author Kathleen Alcala on borders, families, and writing to free people of cultural and personal restraints.

Special Coverage: Kroger Won't Charge Sam Adams

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2009

What's next for Sam Adams now that Attorney General John Kroger won't pursue criminal charges?

State of the City

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2009

What is the state of Portland and the surrounding region?

Sam Scandal

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 22, 2009

What do you think about Sam Adams now?

Primary Conversations: Portland Mayor

OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2008

What do you want to ask Sam Adams or Sho Dozono?