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Birth defects a mystery in Eastern Washington

This story was originally produced for EarthFix. Two toddlers run around Sally Garcia Acosta’s house. They squeal as they take their toy cars for a…

Hanford tunnel breaches, workers take cover

This story was originally published by Oregon Public Broadcasting.    The U.S. Department of Energy issued an emergency alert Tuesday morning at the Hanford Site…

Tribes could lose big with EPA cuts

This story originally appeared on NWPR/EarthFix. There are nights when a phone call wakes Elizabeth Sanchey out of a dead sleep. At the other end,…

Grizzlies in the North Cascades: Do we want them back?

This story is a production of NWPR/EarthFix. About 16 pregnant ewes lounge beneath a lone tree on a ranch in north-central Washington’s Methow Valley. They…

Google’s Northwest data centers will be powered by solar and wind

This story was produced by Northwest Public Radio/ EarthFix. Data centers that house YouTube videos and Gmail messages need power constantly. Google announced Tuesday that…

Washington’s salmon safer to eat under new water rules

This story first appeared on EarthFix. People who eat fish from Washington state waters will be protected by a combination of new federal and state…

Taking down the Snake River dams: It’s back on the table

Originally published in Earthfix/Northwest Public Radio Starting Monday, people will get a chance to weigh-in on a controversial question: Should four dams come down on…