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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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
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.
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.