There was a time when you wouldn't see politicians hold still for a photo op in the Klamath Basin. But that's what's in the works in Klamath Falls, where an almost-done deal could change the way water is divided up in a thirsty corner of the Northwest.
Sen, Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced a bill that sets the stage for sweeping changes in the management of 2.1 million acres of federal forest in Western Oregon.
Groups from Southern Oregon and Northern California rallied in Portland Thursday for a project along the Klamath River to restore fish habitat and remove four dams.
Should the U.S. export its abundant supply of shale gas? Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden raised that question in a hearing Tuesday -- his first since taking over chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
The U.S. Secretary of Interior says his agency is investigating whether mining companies are skirting royalty rules as they increase exports of coal to Asia, but have issued no violations yet.
Calls for tighter oversight of federal coal leases could impact the future of five coal export terminals proposed for the Pacific Northwest. Here are 10 things you should know about the federal coal leasing program in the Powder River Basin.
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is poised to chair the Committee on Energy and Natural resources. He’ll take the gavel from New Mexico Democrat Jeff Bingaman, who is retiring at the end of the year. The position will give Wyden more power to influence the debate over coal and gas exports.
The Seattle City Council is voting to oppose coal exports through Washington. Increasingly, politicians are questioning or flat-out opposing such activity in the Northwest, where there are proposals to build six coal export terminals. **Update, 3:30 p.m.:** Seattle City Council vote is unanimous to oppose coal trains.
The Us Senate takes up the question of who will oversee the wildlife-rich stretch of land now occupied by the Umatilla Chemical Depot after the U.S. Army finishes shutting it down this fall.