Tagged: Environment

Environmental Update On Bees And Trees

OPB | July 30, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporters about banning bee-harming pesticides, a new controversial logging method, and more.

Environmental Update On Cormorants And Starfish

OPB | June 16, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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.

Sea Star Disease Hits Hard On Oregon Coast

OPB | June 06, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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.

What Are The Legal Hurdles For The EPA's New Carbon Regulations?

OPB | June 02, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: The Obama administration announced plans to cut coal power plant emissions by 30 percent by 2030. What legal challenges will the rules face?

Protecting The Owyhee Canyonlands

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

TUESDAY: Petitioners are attempting to use to Wilderness Act to turn the canyonlands into a wilderness area.

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.

Portable Classrooms Come With Hidden Costs

OPB | May 07, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Our EarthFix team looked into the environmental impacts and other costs associated with teaching and learning in temporary spaces.

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.

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