Metro has launched a website to help educate and inform the community about the best recycling practices as plastic bags are jamming sorting machines at local recycling centers.
Despite a 4-month-old city ordinance, Eugene restaurants still are adjusting to asking questions like, "Do you need a straw?" or "Would you like a fork?" when providing customers single-use items.
Twelve people in Linn County are about to decide, for all Oregonians, how we value state forests.
Voracious purple urchins in waters of California and Oregon pose threat to mighty kelp forests and risk upending delicate ecosystems.
A new study on the nation's Safe Drinking Water Act has found that low-income residents and communities of color are especially vulnerable to health-related problems because of unresolved drinking water violations.
Salmon have always been a vital part of food security here, and many people believe the time has arrived for key stakeholders and the public to examine the role of hatcheries and whether they strengthen the species and their survival during this chaotic time of climate change and removal of dams on the Klamath River.
Law enforcement groups, including the FBI, have been monitoring opponents of a natural gas infrastructure project in Oregon and circulated intelligence to an email list that included a Republican-aligned anti-environmental PR operative.
Governor Kate Brown said she's ready to use her executive power to lower carbon emissions following a Republican walkout in which state senators fled the state.
Researchers say federal agencies use highly inaccurate tests to estimate exposure to BPA—findings that extend to multiple other harmful chemicals that get into our bodies
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
The Ohio River Valley, like the rest of the U.S., stands at a crossroads of energy and industry, facing decisions about whether to turn toward a future of renewable energy and a green jobs revolution or one of shale gas and plastics.