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Ridwell recycling service ordered to stop operating in unincorporated Washington, Clackamas Counties

The company picks up hard-to-recycle items for members around Portland. Local trash haulers argue it is skirting regulations their companies have to follow. WASHINGTON...

'There's nothing here': Oregon's southernmost glacier has completely melted

Anders Carlson, president of the Oregon Glaciers Institute, said Lathrop Glacier likely disappeared sometime in the last decade. In a shock to researchers, the...

Winter wildfires likely to become more common, expert says

A winter wildfire is a rare event, but many weather experts say as the climate warms and droughts become more common, it won't be all...

Reducing logging can help curb climate change, Oregon researchers say

Researchers published a study this week showing that preserving forests can protect biodiversity and mitigate climate change. CORVALLIS, Ore. — When thinking about ways...

Microplastics found in Oregon's pristine waterways

New research shows fleece clothing might be breaking down into tiny microplastics in the laundry, which end up in the region's waterways. PORTLAND, Ore....

OSU researchers' latest climate maps show hotter, drier summers in the PNW

OSU climatologists have released new climate maps showing the new normal in the PNW will likely be hotter, drier summers PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon...

What will the Oregon coast look like in the future? King tides provide a glimpse

The extremely high tides happen every year. Scientists hope volunteers will help document them to help prepare for the future. PORTLAND, Ore — The...

Washington company makes paper out of straw

A first-of-its kind company in the Pacific Northwest is back in business taking what would be agricultural waste and turning it into paper products. ...

Study: Cascades to have low to no snowpack in 50 years

A new study led by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory suggests there might not be enough snow to ski on Mt. Hood in the...

OSU researchers develop innovative ways to protect wine grapes from wildfire smoke

Oregon State University just received a grant to find ways to protect the country's multi-billion dollar wine industry from wildfire smoke. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

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