An effort to streamline the regulatory process for small hydropower dams is generating a rare moment of bipartisanship in Congress.
Fish are making their way into parts of the Elwha River that have been locked away above two dams for 100 years. But which fish should be allowed to recolonize the Elwha - just wild fish, or hatchery-raised salmon and steelhead, too?
Pacific Northwest refineries have been getting their crude oil for years from tankers and pipelines. Last September, trains began shipping crude oil into the region by rail.
Coal giant Kinder Morgan is abandoning its plans to export coal from a terminal at the Port of St. Helens on the Columbia River.
Massive amounts of sediment have been released from above the two dams that are being removed on the Olympic Peninsula. But despite some technical challenges, there is new life and new habitat emerging on the Elwha River this spring.
Wind construction has come to a halt in the Pacific Northwest. Energy analysts predict it will pick up later this year.
With drought looming, the state of Oregon is preparing for the likelihood it will have to shut off irrigation to many of the 200 farms and ranches in the upper Klamath Basin as the Klamath Tribes take control of senior water rights in the region for the first time in a century.
An uptick in California sea lion activity this week set the stage for Oregon and Washington wildlife managers to corral nine of mammals in floating traps below the Columbia River’s Bonneville Dam.
Some environmental groups say they're being unfairly targeted by legislation working its way through the Oregon capitol. A pair of measures take aim at protesters who get in the way of tree harvesting operations on state-owned forest land.
State officials in the Northern Rockies are opposing a federal proposal that cites climate change as a looming threat to the carnivorous wolverine, which depends on deep mountain snows to survive.