While many officials are focused on the safety risks of shipping crude oil by rail, a new report raises safety concerns about another shipping method: oil by water.
Drones could soon be the newest gadgets in forest conservation. A group of Washington college students recently built and tested a drone that will survey the health of the forest.
Wildlife veterinarians suspect a mysterious disease that's been causing elk hoof deformities in Southwest Washington has now crossed into Oregon.
Two members of Oregon's congressional delegation introduce legislation that would open the door to $50 million in federal funding for Columbia River cleanup projects.
When Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wanted to show the connection between climate change and an unpleasant and costly consequence for his constituents, he decided to tour a sewage treatment plant.
A new statewide rail safety report identifies gaps in the resources Oregon needs to prevent and respond to an oil train derailment.
In a push to reach its 2015 recycling goals, the city of Seattle might start fining residents who put food waste in the garbage instead of the compost bin.
The Northwest's largest proposed coal export terminal would provide a significant jobs boost for Whatcom County, where it would be built. But there would be a negative impact on the central Puget Sound region's economy, according to a new study.
Fatigue remains a major cause of railroad accidents and incidents after decades of warnings. Safety advocates say oil by rail has raised the stakes for finding a solution.
Radiation experts don't believe there is cause for alarm on our shores, but some coastal residents are stepping forward to pay for seawater testing just to be sure.
A group of nature lovers recently spent a night out tracking bats in central Washington to check-in on how bat populations are doing in the state.
As sea star wasting syndrome spreads, researchers may be zeroing in on a link between warming waters and the rising starfish body count.
Environmental Protection Agency Director Gina McCarthy sits down with EarthFix to talk about climate change during her visit to the Northwest to promote President Obama's Climate Action Plan.
Green portables are gaining in popularity, but the costs remain restrictive for many school districts.
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