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Jan 25, 2013 at 8:02 PM
A wayward dolphin that meandered into a polluted urban canal, riveting onlookers as it splashed around in the filthy water and shook black gunk from its snout, died Friday evening, marine experts said.
Nov 1, 2012 at 12:28 PM
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.
Jan 17, 2012 at 8:10 PM
But for the first time in forever, the future of the Snakepit, established 1880, is in doubt.
Aug 2, 2011 at 3:53 PM
As long as American Indians have lived in the Pacific Northwest, they have looked to a jawless, eel-like fish for food.
Aug 2, 2011 at 7:46 AM
As long as American Indians have lived in the Pacific Northwest, they have looked to a jawless, eel-like fish for food.
Jul 5, 2011 at 10:27 AM
For a decade, the people of Libby, Mont., have longed for the day when they will be rid of the asbestos that turned their town into the deadliest Superfund site in America.
Aug 23, 2010 at 9:05 PM
Instead of saying thanks, some residents rebuked Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. Max Baucus on Monday for the very law that could help potentially thousands of asbestos victims here.
Jun 14, 2010 at 3:43 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency ordered a chemical company to take steps to halt poisonous, explosive gas that's leaking from a Superfund site in southeastern Idaho after the state determined it's an "urgent public health hazard."
Jan 11, 2010 at 8:41 AM
Henry Ford's great-grandson arrived at the shuttered auto plant to brag about a plan to revive the vast empty space: Investors would transform it into a modern factory to make solar panels and high-tech energy systems instead of Town Cars and Thunderbirds.
Dec 10, 2009 at 9:32 AM
Mining for cobalt - an element used in hybrid car batteries and jet engines - could get under way in the central Idaho mountains in 2011, after a Canadian company said it won initial federal approval for the plan.
Sep 25, 2009 at 2:59 PM
The EPA proposed adding the abandoned Black Butte mercury mine south of Cottage Grove to its list of top-priority cleanup sites, saying mine waste sends mercury and arsenic into the headwaters of the Willamette River's Coast Fork and into Cottage Grove Reservoir
Jan 28, 2009 at 11:06 PM
In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House approved a historically huge $819 billion stimulus bill, which will now go to the Senate.  So what exactly is included in the plan?  We've got the breakdown.
Dec 6, 2008 at 12:05 PM
Environmental activists have accused Schnitzer Steel of polluting the Willamette River with runoff from its giant scrap yard in Portland.
Nov 19, 2008 at 7:47 AM
In recent weeks, according to Democratic officials, Clinton's allies have maneuvered to secure the New York lawmaker a role more prominent than her seniority entitles her to, in recognition of her historic run for the White House.
May 12, 2008 at 7:22 AM
Because of Picher's Superfund status, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is unlikely to grant assistance to homeowners to rebuild in the town.