When Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wanted to show the connection between climate change and an unpleasant and costly consequence for his constituents, he decided to tour a sewage treatment plant.
Waste Management plans to idle its new plastics-to-oil facility in North Portland. It's only been operating for 16 months, but perhaps not as well as the company had hoped.
After an initial delay, the Oregon Department of Agriculture has begun testing bees collected at four Clackamas County sites where entire colonies were found dead last month, ODA spokesman Bruce Pokarney said.
A crowdsourced effort to test West Coast waters for radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has its first result from Oregon.
Idaho Fish and Game officials say they're suspending a plan to use a hired hunter to kill wolves until at least November of 2015.
The Columbia River town of Boardman, Oregon, is a real-life example of the gulf between President Obama's grand strategy to reduce coal emissions and the reality behind that policy: As the U.S. reduces its own carbon pollution, it is exporting more of it abroad.
The Bureau of Land Management says the Buck Rising timber harvest in Southern Oregon balances healthy forests and a healthy timber economy. Conservation groups say the environmental protections aren’t strong enough.
Investigators still aren’t sure what’s causing a cluster of birth defects in central Washington, where the rate is four times the national average. Health officials met Monday to figure out what to do next.
Two members of Oregon's congressional delegation introduce legislation that would open the door to $50 million in federal funding for Columbia River cleanup projects.
The disease wreaking havoc on wild sea star populations on the West Coast has struck captive collections on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.