A coalition of tribal groups says sea lions are eating far more salmon along the Columbia River than previously thought. The claim comes in a legal fight over whether wildlife officials should be killing some of the hungry sea lions.
BOISE, Idaho — Members of the Idaho Army and Air National Guard in Boise are ramping up efforts to conserve energy and minimize their environmental impact, yielding accolades and significant savings.
CAMANO ISLAND, Wash. — Scientists are working to determine what caused the death of a gray whale found floating off of Camano Island over the weekend.
SALEM, Ore. — A garbage burner that produces electricity along Interstate 5 in the Willamette Valley must meet new, stricter pollution requirements as it renews its air pollution permit.
A new report finds that jellyfish populations may be on the rise globally, but things look different when you zoom in on the Northwest.
A Northwest utility is launching a new TV ad campaign to improve the image of nuclear power. But the ads touting nuclear energy as green might be a tough sell.
SODA SPRINGS, Idaho - Here’s an image you usually don’t see without the help of Photoshop: two-headed fish. Pictures of deformed baby trout with two heads show up in a study of creeks in a remote part of southeast Idaho.
A draft environmental plan for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation puts off a decision on how to treat a big portion of nuclear tank waste at the southeast Washington site. We’re talking about what to do with radioactive gunk called low-activity waste. The delay of that decision is nettling Washington’s Ecology department.
SEATTLE — The Environmental Protection Agency has weighed in on the first of several coal-export projects in the Northwest, telling the Army Corps of Engineers that it should thoroughly review the potential impacts of exporting large amounts of coal from Wyoming and Montana to Asia.
BOISE, Idaho — A private equity firm has decided to invest $18 million in an Idaho mining company looking to expand its operation near the Oregon border.