News | Environment | local | Think Out LoudOPB | June 15, 2016 noon | Portland
We learn about the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft clean-up plan for the Willamette River Superfund site. And we take you on a radio road trip down route 395 from Pendleton to John Day.
To the teachers and kids at Harrison Elementary in Cottage Grove taking a four-day outdoor school each spring means a year of fundraising, preparation and excited expectation. We went to Camp Tadmor in Lebanon and asked why they keep coming back every year.
Our news roundtable guests dig into local and regional election results. We learn more about the business of electronics recycling in the Pacific Northwest. And QDoc co-founder David Weissman talks about this unique 10-year-old festival going on this weekend.
Environment | local | Music | NW Life | Arts | Books | State of WonderOPB | March 12, 2016 9 a.m.
We look at what a real job description for a woman in tech would sound like, remember the pioneering environmental photographer Gary Braasch, talk with the soul-hop band Dirty Revival and more.
We visit a Lunar New Year celebration in Portland’s historic Chinatown and learn about Oregon’s Chinese American roots. We check in with our EarthFix reporting team for the latest environmental stories. And we hear about the online activity of the remaining Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers.
We talk to a law professor about her idea to create new legal requirements for parents. We hear about a series of conversations put on by Oregon Humanities around death and dying. Then we get an EarthFix update about coal and oil-by-rail.
Nearly 200 nations came together to agree to reduce emissions. What are states' roles in reaching the goals that were set?