Three groups with ties to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation announce that they intend to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor.
This summer, the Carlton Complex wildfire swept through central Washington’s Methow Valley, consuming more acres than any other fire in the state’s history. Now, ecologists are trying to prevent these large-scale fires.
It appears Oregon is headed for its first statewide ballot measure recount in more than six years, now that the margin has shrunk to 1,500 votes on Measure 92, which would require labeling of genetically engineered food.
A pile of food waste can make rich compost for the garden. But some Northwest companies are going beyond composting and turning it into energy to power homes, race cars and city buses. Part three in our series: What A Waste.
After months of research, scientists have identified the pathogen at the heart of the starfish wasting disease that’s been killing starfish by the millions along the Pacific shores of North America.
Wasting food has drawbacks for people's pocketbooks and the environment. But across the country, cities and companies are finding food waste can be a valuable source of fertilizer, electricity and fuel. Part 1 in our series: What A Waste.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee takes the handoff for his latest run at putting a price on carbon emissions in his state.
As campuses across the country attempt to shrink their carbon footprints, Southern Oregon University wants to leap forward with a new biomass plant. Some neighbors less than thrilled with the idea of burning wood to generate power.
Chances are your utility bill has gone up this year if you live in the Northwest. One small part of the reason may be that you’re paying for electricity that was never generated.
Glaciers set the Northwest apart. They're like money in the bank for the region when it comes to drinking water, hydropower, and salmon survival. And they make the Northwest uniquely vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
New research suggests sea lions are eating more salmon in the Columbia River than previously thought.
There’s a new technology that’s helping to transport hatchery fish in Washington. It’s called the salmon cannon.
Scientists have a lot of questions about what happens when coal escapes from trains and terminals and gets into the environment.
It's gotten harder to create wilderness in the 50 years since Congress passed the Wilderness Act.
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