Environment

Lassen Forest fire restrictions put in place

July 21, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Typical summer weather patterns bringing warmer, drier conditions to the area, have increased the potential for fire activity across the Lassen National Forest, so fire restrictions were put in place Friday will remain in […]

Environment

Defense bill would kill whales, Democrats say

July 18, 2018 ecodaily 0

  WASHINGTON — Defense legislation backed by Republicans would inadvertently kill 250 marine mammals and permanently injure 3,000 others, according to House Democrats fighting to keep out “anti-environmental” measures. It’s the latest flashpoint in a […]

Environment

Oregon loses major recycler of electronic waste

July 10, 2018 ecodaily 0

In another blow to Oregon’s beleaguered recycling sector, the second-largest company processing electronic or “E-waste” here has shut down, after a forced liquidation in bankruptcy court. ECS Refining had been handling 41 percent of the […]