The Obama Administration today rolled out plans to deal with the effects of climate change. The plans come after the president gave a speech on climate change this past June.
A river basin cleanup in north Idaho is showing just how difficult it is to remove long-term pollution from Northwest waterways.
The Environmental Protection Agency has put out a proposed cleanup plan for Seattle’s Duwamish river Superfund site but some say it's not good enough.
Federal spending may be down because of the sequester, but this is expected to be one of the busiest summers ever at a federal superfund site in north Idaho.
A new study looks at 10 zip codes around Seattle and highlights some interesting associations between public health, socioeconomic status and environmental contamination. One zip code has particularly striking numbers.
The EPA will redo parts of a study exploring ways to clean-up the Portland Harbor Superfund site. The agency says an initial draft prepared by a coalition of some of the companies responsible for the cleanup was tilted to favor of a low-cost remediation strategy.
Environmental regulators are in a dispute with industrial landowners about how to measure the health risks of eating fish from the Portland Harbor.
The lower part of Seattle's Duwamish River was declared a Superfund site in 2001. That means the polluters have to work with the Environmental Protection Agency to clean it up. More than ten years later, the EPA and the polluters are close to proposing a clean up plan. But there’s still some debate about how clean this river should be.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to cut nearly in half the massive cleanup of a century's worth of mining pollution in Idaho's Silver Valley.
The Portland harborfront's toxic legacy makes it a proving ground for new methods of cleaning up Superfund sites. One approach that uses clay to cap toxins has proven a model for other clean-up sites to follow.