A year after Superfund designation, Bradford Island cleanup hasn’t started
Many who want to see Bradford Island restored are frustrated with the drawn out process. Some are calling on the EPA to hold the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers accountable now and take over cleanup responsibilities.
Blue Pigment Discovered In Oregon Cleared For Broad Commercial Use
YInMn Blue was discovered in 2009 by a chemist at Oregon State University and has been licensed to Shepherd Color Company.
Proposed EPA Rules Could Limit State And Tribal Power To Block Infrastructure Projects
Proposed EPA rules would limit state's authority to regulate water quality. That could restrict their ability to block energy projects because of pollution concerns.
Oregon, Washington Suing EPA Over Vehicle Emission Standards
Oregon and Washington are joining a coalition of states in suing the Environmental Protection Agency to preserve greenhouse gas emissions standards for vehicles.
Oregon, Washington Threaten To Sue EPA Over Methane Rules
Fourteen states – including Oregon and Washington – are threatening to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating the Clean Air Act.
Lawsuit Seeks To Keep Columbia And Snake Rivers Cold For Salmon
A lawsuit filed by salmon advocates calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to pick up where it left off in 2003 in considering steps to lower temperatures in the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Lawsuit Aims To Lower Columbia And Snake River Temperatures For Salmon
High river temperatures in recent years has lead to the death of more than a quarter million salmon in the Columbia River.
Willamette River Cleanup Plan | On The Road: US Route 395
We learn about the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft clean-up plan for the Willamette River Superfund site. And we take you on a radio road trip down route 395 from Pendleton to John Day.
Washington's Spectrum Glass To Close Citing Financial Issues, EPA Scrutiny
The company is one of three major art glass makers in the region.
William Ruckelshaus Awarded The Presidential Medal Of Freedom
Northwest native William Ruckelshaus was the first administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.