Environment | local | NewsNWPR/EarthFix | July 21, 2017 11:30 a.m.
How to best protect salmon along the Columbia and Snake rivers is a hotly-debated question. Our video explores one of the most controversial options.
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.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Energy | News | Politics | EnvironmentAP | Jan. 1, 2017 12:18 p.m. | Boise
The Federal Columbia River System Cultural Resources Program tracks some 4,000 historical sites that also include homesteads and missions in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. Now it's contributing information as authorities prepare a court-ordered environmental impact statement concerning struggling salmon and the operation of 14 federal dams in the Columbia River Basin.
Fish & Wildlife | local | News | Environment | Water | Renewable energy | AnimalsAP | Aug. 14, 2016 12:49 p.m. | Boise
A multiyear study of mercury contamination is underway in a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Idaho-Oregon border that's part of a power company's effort to renew its license with the federal government.
local | Energy | News | Environment | Land use | EntertainmentAP | March 27, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Boise
A plan for two high-voltage transmission lines crossing southwestern Idaho has been altered after facing opposition from property owners, a draft document shows.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday released a draft plan for recovering threatened Snake River fall chinook salmon.
The Dry Gulch fire is burning northwest of Richland. Crews are trying to stop it from spreading farther east into the rugged terrain near the Snake River.
Adding spillway weirs or fish slides to dams on the Columbia and Snake river dams have helped young fish survive their outmigration to the ocean, according to a progress report from hydropower system operators.