The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and local port officials describe dredging as an urgent need at Idaho's only seaport. Critics call it a boondoggle and a setback to salmon and lamprey recovery.
Federal land managers are rescinding a permit that would have allowed a competition to hunt wolves and coyotes in Idaho.
In a growing number of Northwest prisons, inmates are tending to endangered plants, butterflies, turtles and frogs for release in the wild.
The EPA will soon announce a final plan for spending hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up Seattle’s polluted Duwamish River. How clean is clean? That question is at the crux of the debate over spending and strategy.
A document obtained by public radio shows the oil industry is at the center of more than a dozen Astroturf groups in Washington, Oregon and California.
Three groups with ties to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation announce that they intend to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor.
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.
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.
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.
Seattle and Portland are working to reduce the environmental impacts of food waste. The cities have faced challenges from foul odors, lack of participation and plastic contamination. Part Two in our series: What A Waste.