Obama administration

Northwest Lawmakers Demand Start Of Treaty TalksThe entire congressional delegation from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana is demanding that the Obama administration begin negotiations with Canada to update the landmark Columbia River Treaty.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
150,000 In Ore. To Face Health Plan CancellationsAbout 150,000 Oregonians enrolled in individual health care plans will see their plans cancelled by the end of the year because the plans don't provide the minimum level of coverage required under the new health care law, Oregon officials said on Wednesday.
Feds Running Out Of Wildfire MoneyRunning out of money to fight wildfires at the peak of the season, the U.S. Forest Service is diverting $600 million from timber, recreation and other areas to fill the gap.
UN: Legalization Of Pot In States Violates International Drug TreatiesA U.N. drug agency says the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington violates international drug treaties.
Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your HomePlanning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
Robert Gibbs Leaving White House