All 93,000 acres of the Elliott State Forest on the south Oregon coast could be sold to private timber companies.
Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year.
But the Forest Service says exploding targets the past two years have started at least 16 wildfires in Western states that cost $33 million to fight.
President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in Washington, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.
The Environmental Protection Agency has fined Portland-based Columbia Sportswear $100,800 for failing to label clothes treated with pesticides.
Rain, groundwater seepage and a long history of big landslides in the area top the list of potential contributors to the Oso Landslide, according to a new report.
Fatigue remains a major cause of railroad accidents and incidents after decades of warnings. Safety advocates say oil by rail has raised the stakes for finding a solution.
It wasn't long ago that the endangered orcas of Puget Sound were being hunted and sold into captivity. A new book documents this dark period in orca history.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says wolves killed a domestic calf on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
BNSF Railway trains in the Pacific Northwest could soon have one-man crews.