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The Toxic Problem In Many Of Washington's Former Orchards

OPB | Oct. 27, 2015

Levels of lead and arsenic in some Eastern Washington properties are high above state-mandated levels, but the problem isn't being fixed quickly.

Big Data Environmentalism

OPB | Oct. 21, 2015

A local conservation non-profit is starting a new project to use big data to save America's rivers.

Dam Settlement Addresses Oil And Other Pollutants

OPB | Aug. 06, 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.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB | June 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Wood Stoves Pose Threat To Public Health

OPB | Oct. 15, 2013

Oregon and six other states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it has not adequately limited pollution from wood stoves.

Portland Firm Tops Toxic Polluter List

OPB | Aug. 27, 2013

A study of the most toxic polluters in the U.S. ranked Portland-based Precision Castparts No. 1.

Environmental Update

OPB | March 25, 2013

We check in with Earthfix's Amelia Templeton about Supreme Court's ruling on northwest logging roads and a draft bill that would restore tribal lands in western Oregon.

Environmental Update

OPB | Nov. 08, 2011

We check in with David Steves about his live chat with environmental scientist Richard Alley and EarthFix's new story about the top Northwest polluters.