On Tuesday, the state of Washington, a Hanford union and a Hanford watchdog organization said they have tentatively settled a three-year old lawsuit over workers being made sick from toxic vapors from Hanford’s underground tanks.
Wildfire represents both risk and reward for some small communities in Washington. Walking the line between a "good fire" and a "bad fire" can be tricky.
Hog lagoons overflowed in the wake of Hurricane Florence, but it's not the first time farmers have had to deal with this. These lagoons are used to collect pig waste, but what happens when they fail?
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The Multnomah Falls viewing platform is scheduled to close temporarily Tuesday as trees and remnants from the Eagle Creek Fire get cleared out.
Oregon officials are ending the search for cougars in the Mount Hood area where a hiker was fatally attacked. They say all evidence shows they killed the correct cougar a week ago.
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Climate change is forcing us to rethink how we use lakes as water reservoirs. That's creating conflict between east-of-the-Cascades farmers and recreation-seekers from the urban westside.
After losing priceless belongings to the Tubbs Fire that swept through Northern California last year, a couple tries to move forward. "Everything will forever be different for us," Cody Walker says.
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People in Puerto Rico don't trust the water supply, and with good reason. Local systems aren't adequately tested for contaminants, including lead.
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As the risks of disasters grow, the insurance industry is adapting with them — and consumer advocates and others fear that the brunt of the bills will increasingly hit low-income homeowners.
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The Cates family has been turning excess wine grapes into raisins as a way to reduce food waste. Since last year's devastating fires in California's wine-growing region, they've expanded.
N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper says the state is confronting catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. The recovery will involve difficult questions about living with the hazards of water.