OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.
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 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.
OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:25 p.m.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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