A methane-fueled torch visible from Interstate 5 still causes motorists to dial 911 a year after the owner of sewer lagoons installed a blinking blue light to make the shooting flames look less like a burning building.
Oregon's stalled effort to reduce greenhouse gases from cars and trucks could get new life soon, as the state pushes for a new pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers and the Legislature prepares to take a fresh look at the program.
A developer whose plans to redevelop a sawmill in Sweet Home collapsed has pleaded guilty to accusations that he allowed an unlicensed contractor to demolish a building, releasing asbestos near residential neighborhoods.
A wildfire burning near Sisters has jumped a containment line and grown to over 23 square miles, spreading through the Deschutes wilderness to the north and south. The increased fire activity has also prompted a pre-evacuation to be issued for...
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Is a Lane County watchdog of air quality a necessity or is it expendable? That's a budget question local governments are hashing out over the next several weeks, and it's very complicated.
Lots of people around the Pacific Northwest set out their glass for curbside recycling. But in some cases, glass isn't being brought to a recycling plant to be made into new glass products. Rather, it's ending up in large piles in landfills.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – As the one-year anniversary of the devastating March 11, 2011, Japanese earthquake approaches, and debris from the ensuing tsunami moves closer to the West Coast, a group of Oregon agencies, university scientists, political...