A government agency in the coal-producing state of Wyoming wants to help pay for coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest that have been struggling to attract financing.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee rolls out his plan to reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption and expand production of clean, renewable energy. He acknowledges that opposition awaits.
Scientists surveying whales and dolphins on the West Coast have discovered unusual species of birds and marine mammals far north of their normal ranges.
A new report from Washington's landslide commission makes recommendations for improving public safety in a state that is dotted with landslide-prone slopes.
When Richard and Marnie Fox applied for a permit to build their dream retirement home near the Skagit River, they didn’t realize the hornets' nest of water rights history they’d stir up.
The Yakama Nation and neighboring tribes are strongly objecting to a Congressional move to offer public access to the summit of Rattlesnake Mountain, a place tribal members consider sacred.
Federal regulators are holding hearings this week throughout Southern Oregon on a proposed pipeline connector and liquefied natural gas export facility in Coos Bay. The meetings have drawn crowds and conflicting opinions.
A U.S. House spending bill did not include an allocation for the Secure Rural Schools fund, meaning counties around the Northwest could have less money for public services. Oregon will be hit the hardest.
Paul Allen is in it to win it. Not just the Super Bowl. The billionaire owner of the Seattle Seahawks is financing a lawsuit against the federal government over its policy of leasing public land to be mined for coal.
The first large debris item has already washed ashore in Oregon, carrying with it a host of marine life from Asia. Scientists continue to worry that the non-native species will find a new home in the Pacific Northwest.
Food waste is a giant problem for landfills and climate change. It can also be a sustainable way to make fertilizer and energy.
There’s a new technology that’s helping to transport hatchery fish in Washington. It’s called the salmon cannon.
The Northwest's glaciers replenish rivers and sustain life. They also make the region uniquely vulnerable to climate change.
Scientific sleuths pinpoint the virus that's killed millions of starfish. Curiously, it's a virus that's been around for decades.
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