The Trump administration decided not to ban the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos. Records show it continues to sicken people.
A federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite its pollution cleanup plans for Oregon rivers.
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Congress passed a new Farm Bill on Wednesday that also contains several provisions aimed at reducing the severity of Western wildfires.
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Congress has passed a bill that will make it easier to kill sea lions threatening fragile runs of salmon in the Northwest.
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The Trump administration wants to reduce restrictions for greater sage grouse across seven states. For the imperiled birds in Oregon, that means fewer grazing restrictions in some specific habitat.
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Portland City Councilors on Wednesday approved an ordinance that implements a by-request-only policy for plasticware for dine-in, delivery and takeout orders starting in July 2019.
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Southern Oregon’s Elk River has a problem. Salmon produced in a fish hatchery there aren’t returning to spawn. One scientist believes she has a solution … leading the salmon by the nose.
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The Bureau of Environmental Services is spending millions on projects aimed at improving water quality and restoring wildlife habitat, but auditors found the bureau often can’t prove it's meeting its goals.
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Washington's North Cascades will soon see the return of a small, weasel-like predator called the fisher. The carnivore has been successfully reintroduced in other parts of the state.
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Climate change is already having a tangible impact on the Pacific Northwest, and Oregon’s health care and social systems will likely bear a significant burden.