Oregon conservation groups are going to court to pressure a federal wildlife agency into completing its overdue plan for managing six wildlife refuges in the Klamath Basin, which straddles the Oregon-California border.
The electric vehicle industry is looking for new ways to pay for public charging stations as federal stimulus money runs out.
Federal and independent pesticide investigators say the Cedar Valley case highlights many of the shortcomings in Oregon's handling of aerial pesticide applications.
Investigators have discovered 30 unauthorized commercial honeybee hives near the site of a large bee die-off in Sherwood southwest of Portland.
A new report finds mercury levels in some fish caught in the West's national parks exceed federal health thresholds for potential impacts to fish, birds and humans.
Environmental groups are suing to stop the state of Oregon from selling a 788-acre parcel within the Elliott State Forest.
Pollution in Asia can influence weather over much of the world. Those are the findings from a new climate study from scientists in Washington state and Texas.
Washington state officials have postponed selling 250 acres of timber on steep slopes near the town of Oso, where a deadly mudslide last month raised questions about the role logging may have played.
Friday's ceremonial acknowledgement of a new agreement in the Klamath Basin shifts the hard work of consensus building from the drought-afflicted region stradling Oregon and California to the U.S. Congress.
The Columbia River will remain drawn down at least until June because of the cracked Wanapum Dam in southeast Washington.
Researchers have found the source of an unusual pocket of air pollution in Central Washington. Tiny particles from large agricultural operations mix with vehicle exhaust. That creates nitrate pollution.
A creative solution between a land owner and highway officials means a chronically flooded section of U.S. Highway 101 will now stay dry.
University of Washington geologist Dave Montgomery talks about the causes of a deadly landslide on the Stillaguamish River, and the "right question" to ask in its wake.
University of Oregon law professor Mary Wood talks about organizing a national legal strategy to slow climate change.
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