Tagged: Oil

Environmental Update on Chemicals and Colony Collapse Disorder

OPB |Aug. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 12:30 p.m.

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 12:15 p.m.

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 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.

Second Megaload of Oil Refinery Equipment Hits The Road

OPB |Dec. 24, 2013 12:20 p.m.

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 12:40 p.m.

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

Environmental Update

July 29, 2013 12:45 p.m.

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

July 10, 2013 12:30 p.m.

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

May 28, 2013 12:20 p.m.

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

Environmental Update

Nov. 30, 2011 9:45 a.m.

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

June 16, 2010 9 a.m.

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

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