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Small Wind Power Loses Steam in 2013

Martin Fleming decided to build a turbine next to his home instead of complain about the constant wind. He says he's glad it's there, generating power.

by Courtney Flatt

A report on small wind power in the U.S. found there fewer new small wind turbines in 2013 than in recent years.


Local Concerns And A New Permit For Oregon’s Largest Oil By Rail Terminal

Aug. 19, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Oregon Senators, Fire Chiefs See Gaps In Proposed Oil Train Rules

Aug. 18, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Idaho Falls To Be Site Of Inaugural Energy Summit

Aug. 18, 2014 | by AP

Oregon Denies Permit For Controversial Coal Export Dock

Aug. 18, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Wyden, Merkley To Hold Oil Train Roundtable

Aug. 15, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Northwest Considers Multi-State Approach To Federal Carbon Rules

Aug. 7, 2014 | by Rob Manning

Columbia Gorge Commission Sounds Alarm On Coal, Oil Transport

Aug. 5, 2014 | by Cari Hachmann

Video: How Ready Are Portland Firefighters For An Oil Train Derailment?

Aug. 5, 2014 | by Alexi Horowitz

Oregon Terminal Developer Gets Blessing For Natural Gas Exports

Aug. 1, 2014 | by Tom Banse

5 Safety Concerns With Shipping Oil By Water

July 31, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Turning Plastics To Oil In Portland? Maybe Later

July 29, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

How One Oregon Town Symbolizes Push To Shift Coal Pollution Abroad

July 29, 2014 | by AP

Oregon Oil Train Safety Report Calls For More Rail Inspectors, Fees

July 25, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Washington Vied For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ Worth Thousands Of Jobs

July 25, 2014 | by Austin Jenkins

Work Continues At Seattle Oil-Train Derailment

July 25, 2014 | by AP

Study: Coal Project Would Help One Puget Sound County But Others Would Pay

July 24, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn, Tony Schick

Oil Train Tanker Cars Derail In Seattle

July 24, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn, AP

New Safety Rules Proposed To Curb Oil Train Fires

July 23, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Crew Fatigue Persists As Oil By Rail Increases Risks

July 22, 2014 | by Tony Schick

One-Man Train Crews Could Soon Operate In Northwest

July 18, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Hanford Workers Say They’re Not Satisfied With Working Conditions At Tank Farms

July 17, 2014 | by Anna King

Groups Seek Ban Of Older Oil Train Tankers

July 15, 2014 | by AP

Influence Game: Shaping Railroad Safety Rules

July 14, 2014 | by AP

Pipeline Infrastructure Struggles To Keep Up With Oil And Gas Boom

July 14, 2014 | by Stephanie Joyce

Sightline Institute Authors Report Questioning Tesoro’s Track Record

July 11, 2014 | by Tony Schick

New Polling Shows Support In Northwest For Limits On Greenhouse Gas Emissions

July 10, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Tribes: Fishing Rights Not For Sale

July 10, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Poll: Most Northwest Residents Support Oil Trains But Don’t Know Much About The Issue

July 9, 2014 | by Tony Schick, Cassandra Profita

Poll: More Northwest Residents Support Coal Export

July 7, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Senate Panel Questions Ecology On Review Of Coal Terminal

by Ashley Ahearn

The Washington Legislature returned to Olympia this week, presenting the first opportunity for lawmakers to hold hearings on the Department of Ecology's decision last year to consider the climate-change footprint of exporting Wyoming and Montana coal to be burned in Asia.


Northwest Officials Receive Little Information On Oil-By-Rail Shipments


by Ashley Ahearn, Tony Schick

Northwesterners are paying attention to the fiery derailments hitting other parts of North America where the oil-by-rail boom is underway. State regulators here say they need more disclosure from railroad and oil companies to prepare for such oil-train mishaps.


EPA Proposes Standards For Cleaner Burning Wood Stoves

by Amelia Templeton

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new standards for wood stoves that would require manufacturers to build stoves that emit less soot and smoke.



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