The state of Washington has formally triggered the dispute resolution phase in its dispute over cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
State park rangers on Washington's Long Beach peninsula are investigating a new possible case of Japanese tsunami debris.
The electric vehicle industry is looking for new ways to pay for public charging stations as federal stimulus money runs out.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture investigates pesticide use in the state of Oregon. Its program manager says its biggest enforcement challenge is Oregon's public records law, followed by communication with other agencies and with the public.
Federal and independent pesticide investigators say the Cedar Valley case highlights many of the shortcomings in Oregon's handling of aerial pesticide applications.
Every day people drop off boxes of unwanted clothes and cracked records at St. Vincent de Paul locations in Eugene, Ore. It's a Catholic charity that's turning those old records into an eco-minded fashion statement.
A new facility intended to help with clean energy research and support work to develop new materials for advanced nuclear reactors has been dedicated in Idaho Falls.
Environmental regulators in Washington state are expecting a lively crowd Thursday in the coastal city of Hoquiam, where the public gets a chance to weigh in about increased crude oil train traffic.
Investigators have discovered 30 unauthorized commercial honeybee hives near the site of a large bee die-off in Sherwood southwest of Portland.
A new report finds mercury levels in some fish caught in the West's national parks exceed federal health thresholds for potential impacts to fish, birds and humans.