Oregon State University scientists have found that silicone bracelets could be a useful tool for monitoring human exposure to chemicals. An initial study revealed subjects wearing the bracelets for 30 days were exposed to everything from pesticides to fire retardants.
Jackson County voters are headed to the polls in May to vote on the future of GMO crops there. But it's a measure that's attracting national attention — and money.
Rain was a contributing factor to the deadly landslide near Oso, Wash. But geologists are also taking a closer look at nearby clear cutting to determine if it also contributed to the slide.
Ambre Energy requested another deadline extension — its seventh — from the Oregon Department of State Lands before the agency decides whether to issue a “remove-fill” permit as part of the Morrow Pacific coal export terminal.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson complained Monday that the federal government will likely miss major deadlines for cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
People opposed to exporting liquefied natural gas in Oregon say Monday’s explosion along the Columbia River points out safety problems at these types of facilities. Project supporters say the explosion should not affect future decisions.
The last time a national map of landslide hazards was produced was 1982. Oregon and Washington are ahead of other states in producing more detailed maps, but theirs are a patchwork of studies done with varied levels of detail.
As federal agencies work to restore fish runs above the largest dam removal project in history, a judge says they need to consider releasing fewer hatchery salmon and steelhead.
Authorities now say one of the four injured in an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing plant along the Washington-Oregon border was sent to a hospital in Portland, Ore., with burns.
At the zenith, Cascade Sierra Solution officials were jetting around the globe to show other governments and trucking fleets how to clean up the industry. Years later the company is collapsing amid accounting deficiencies and critical federal audits.