local | Nation | Environment | Water | NewsAP | Sept. 20, 2017 7:57 a.m. | Seattle
Washington's Department of Ecology faces the possibility of losing millions of dollars in federal money after a judge Tuesday declined to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an Oregon-based environmental group.
Fish, who is in charge of the Portland Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services, told the Portland Tribune editorial board last week that he is working on a wide range of issues.
local | Water | Politics | Environment | NewsPamplin Media Group | July 20, 2017 7:46 a.m. | Portland
It is not yet clear how much the city will ultimately pay for the project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has estimated cleanup costs at $1.2 billion.
Nation | Politics | Environment | NewsAP | July 3, 2017 4:12 p.m. | Washington
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the EPA to move forward with the new requirement that aims to reduce planet-warming emissions from oil and gas operations.
local | Health | Politics | Environment | NewsAP | June 15, 2017 9:53 a.m. | Richland, Washington
Future accidental radiation releases at the largest U.S. site of waste from nuclear weapons production are likely following back-to-back emergency evacuations of workers in May and June because aging infrastructure is breaking down, the top Energy Department official at the site told The Associated Press.
Energy | Nation | Politics | Climate change | World | News | EnvironmentAP | May 31, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Washington
President Donald Trump is expected to pull the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though there could be "caveats in the language" announcing a withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that his decision isn't final.
A lawsuit filed by salmon advocates calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to pick up where it left off in 2003 in considering steps to lower temperatures in the Columbia and Snake rivers.
High river temperatures in recent years has lead to the death of more than a quarter million salmon in the Columbia River.
local | Water | Environment | NewsAP | July 21, 2016 10:31 a.m. | Seattle
The Department of Ecology says on its website that it petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday to designate the waters of Puget Sound a "no discharge zone" to improve water quality.
local | Education | Environment | NewsAP | March 15, 2016 7:09 a.m. | Portland
Oregon State University has agreed to pay $275,000 in a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency, which found multiple hazardous waste violations during a 2013 inspection of the Corvallis campus.
New ozone rules from the EPA won't immediately ding Northwest communities, but pollution challenges remain.
local | Water | Environment | NewsAP | Sept. 2, 2015 2:43 p.m. | Seattle
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is following through on its promise to propose a new clean-water rule for Washington, in case the state doesn't come up with its own plan in time.
For the first time, the EPA and NOAA have given a stamp of disapproval to a state coastal pollution plan - and Oregon is the offender.
Oregon and six other states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it has failed to limit pollution from wood stoves, a common heating source in Douglas County.