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Shell Icebreaker Remains In Portland

OPB | July 30, 2015

Shell's Fennica icebreaker ship has still not been able to depart to the Arctic for oil drilling, after local climate change activists and Greenpeace activists blocked passage at the St. John's bridge.

Portland Protesters Block Shell Icebreaker At St. John's Bridge

OPB | July 29, 2015

A coalition of climate change activists and Greenpeace are keeping Shell's Icebreaker ship from proceeding to the Arctic.

A New Oil Terminal In Vancouver?

OPB | July 24, 2015

We're in Vancouver to explore the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal and the impact of oil trains.

Environmental Update On Oil Trains and Google Trekker

OPB | June 22, 2015

We check in with members of our EarthFix team about Google Trekker and one man's effort to get information on oil trains.

Environmental Update on Chemicals and Colony Collapse Disorder

OPB | Aug. 11, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporter Cassandra Profita about the return of PCBs, colony collapse disorder, and more.

New EarthFix Poll Shows Oregonians' Views on the Environment and Guns

OPB | July 07, 2014

MONDAY: We'll hear from EarthFix editor Dave Steves and John Horvick of DHM Research about the new environmental poll commissioned by EarthFix.

Environmental Update On Oil Trains, Coal & More

OPB | May 20, 2014

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

Environmental Update On Oil-By-Rail In the Northwest

OPB | Jan. 13, 2014

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

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

Environmental Update On Oil, Logging, Climate Change & More

OPB | Nov. 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Members of our Earthfix team update us about oil, logging, a recent climate change poll and more.

Environmental Update

OPB | July 29, 2013

The recent approval of Vancouver's oil terminal means the project is one step closer to becoming a reality. However, there are still some barriers that could prevent the project from moving ahead.

Environmental Update

OPB | July 10, 2013

The recent oil train disaster in Canada and the latest coal terminal hearings in Oregon have raised new questions for the Pacific Northwest's stake in fossil fuel import and export.

Environmental News Round-Up

OPB | May 28, 2013

We'll talk with David Steves and Ashley Ahearn, both of EarthFix, about some recent environmental headlines they've been following.

Environmental Update

OPB | Nov. 30, 2011

Every week, billions of gallons of oil are transported in Northwest waters, but the agencies regulating that trade have suffered budget cuts. What effect does that have on oil spill preparedness?

Cleaning up the Gulf

OPB | June 16, 2010

What are folks from the Northwest seeing and doing in the Gulf of Mexico?