YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima County is set to study the possibility of drawing water from the Columbia River to assure adequate water supplies for agricultural irrigation.
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho's first big solar energy project could begin construction soon, a bright spot for alternative energy developers that are wrangling with regulators and utilities over their future.
Go behind the scenes of EarthFix's latest installment in our series "Clean Water: The Next Act." Host Ashley Ahearn talks with Ecotrope blogger Cassandra Profita about how the chemicals and pharmaceuticals we use in our daily lives are (eep!) bringing out the feminine side in some male Puget Sound fish.
NORTH BEND, Ore. — Developers of the proposed Jordan Cove natural gas terminal at Coos Bay say they're planning a power plant to chill the fuel for export.
Oregon State University scientists got a financial boost for their work with zebrafish to research better ways to test chemicals’ toxic risks to people and the environment.
For all of the Clean Water Act's successes, it was never designed to control contaminants that have emerged since its passage in 1972. These pollutants are affecting the environment in new and different ways. Consider the feminized fish of Puget Sound.
What do Northwest residents think should be done to protect human health and the environment from contaminants that aren't regulated by the Clean Water Act? Our pollsters asked that question. We have the answer.
Our earlier installment examined the way new pollutants are slipping into our waterways. Today: how some of these contaminants can harm aquatic life.
A wind tower manufacturer says it’s closing plants in Washington and Nebraska.Its CEO says none of its wind farm customers are buying towers because Congress still hasn't renewed an energy tax credit that expires this year.
This installment examines the ways everyday personal care products and medicines are polluting our waters -- unanticipated and unregulated by the Clean Water Act.