Politics | Nation | News | EnvironmentNPR | April 25, 2017 6:31 p.m.
The Interior Secretary says, under the policy, his department will review protective designations since 1996 of 100,000 acres or more, particularly their size.
We hear about budget negotiations heating up in Salem, how carbon pricing could affect communities of color, and the politics of "good hair."
Fish & Wildlife | Food | News | EnvironmentNWPR/EarthFix | April 25, 2017 2:26 p.m.
The salmon cannon made a big splash a few years ago on local news stations and even had a cameo on HBO’s "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver. Soon, it could propel fish into its biggest project yet.
Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday in the March for Science. Among those marching were scientists whose jobs are now in jeopardy as they wait for the federal budget ax to fall.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsThe Coos Bay World | April 21, 2017 2:51 p.m. | Coos County, Oregon
Opponents to a proposed ballot measure that threatens pipeline and liquid natural gas projects are funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into Coos County to ensure that the ordinance fails.
Land | NW Life | News | Fish & Wildlife | Energy | EnvironmentOPB | April 20, 2017 10:37 a.m.
The Washington Department of Ecology wants more information before deciding whether to approve a shoreline permit for a controversial methanol refinery in Kalama.
Water | Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | NewsStatesman Journal | April 19, 2017 5:26 p.m.
Tillamook Bay was closed to commercial shellfish harvesting last week, following a massive spill of liquid manure from a nearby dairy. It was scheduled to reopen Wednesday night.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | NewsCapital Press | April 18, 2017 2:07 p.m.
Spotted owl populations have continued to decline rapidly, while larger, more aggressive barred owls take over spotted owl territory in Oregon, Washington and California.
NW Life | News | Fish & Wildlife | Food | Environment | localOPB | April 12, 2017 1:49 p.m.
Local razor clams are headed for Oregon and Washington tables soon. The season has been closed all year along the coast due to high levels of the naturally occurring neurotoxin domoic acid.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | April 11, 2017 4:45 p.m.
The NRC said the Columbia Generating Station in southeast Washington improperly packaged, mislabeled and shipped too-hot radioactive waste.
Recreation | local | Environment | NewsStatesman Journal | April 8, 2017 12:48 p.m.
Hydrologists say this winter was Oregon's wettest winter since 1999. For some, that's reason to celebrate. Others, not so much.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Land use | Environment | NewsOPB | April 6, 2017 12:54 p.m. | Portland
Fishing and conservation groups are threatening to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry, alleging it has failed to reform logging practices in the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests.
Politics | Energy | local | Environment | NewsAP | March 31, 2017 2:11 p.m. | Olympia, Washington
The version that passed Thursday would raise the tax that is collected on crude oil received by vessel or trains by 2.5 cents a barrel, from 4 cents to 6.5 cents.
Politics | local | Environment | NewsThe Register-Guard | March 29, 2017 2:44 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown ousted the board’s chairwoman, Colleen Johnson, along with commissioners Morgan Rider and Melinda Eden.
Water | local | Environment | NewsOPB | March 29, 2017 11:40 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
A judge has ruled that a federal lawsuit against Portland General Electric over water quality on the Lower Deschutes River can move forward.
Hunting and fishing groups are standing shoulder to shoulder with environmentalists to fight back against what they see as threats to public lands.
local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | March 15, 2017 4:09 p.m.
Washington state and the U.S. Forest Service signed an agreement last week that officials say will improve on-the-ground management of public lands susceptible to wildfire.
We hear what climate change bills lawmakers are thinking about. We discuss the music of grief. Then we turn to the business of university sports marketing. We end the hour with an in-depth look at the Irish Dancing World Championship.