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Thousands of thicker, heavier beer bottles are popping up on store shelves across Oregon as part of the first statewide refillable bottle system in the... [Read More]
A year ago, the Eagle Creek Fire was spreading quickly through the Columbia River Gorge. [Read More]
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A year ago, the Eagle Creek Fire was spreading quickly through the Columbia River Gorge. See how the fire has changed the forest and its... [Read More]
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Oregon State Treasury is hosting a free conference on sustainable investing next week to look at how the state and individual Oregonians can account for... [Read More]
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Keep an eye out for beer bottles with the word "refillable" stamped into the glass. They're popping up on store shelves across Oregon as the... [Read More]
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Construction started this week on a habitat restoration project that will welcome salmon back into a wetland in the heart of Southeast Portland. [Read More]
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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit over water management at Round Butte Dam in Central Oregon. [Read More]
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Western politicians who represent fire-prone regions are reluctant to tell their smoke-weary constituents that there sometimes needs to be more fire in the forest. [Read More]
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Researchers in Washington are studying a fish that nests under rocks and sings at night to attract its mates. They say the ears of these... [Read More]
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A Baby Boom Is Helping West Coast Starfish Recover, Local Sustainable Life, Portland local Sustainable Life, Breaking Sustainable Life alerts for Portland city. [Read More]
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Click here to view this image from www.heraldandnews.com. [Read More]
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A new report examines a variety of ways the Portland metropolitan area can reduce toxic air pollution. [Read More]
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After issuing two drinking water advisories for toxins produced by a harmful algae bloom, the city of Salem is testing out a possible solution. [Read More]
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New restrictions on shipping recyclables to China are changing the way the Northwest recycles, with many places raising fees, reducing curbside collection and dumping the... [Read More]
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Read Lawsuit Aims To Protect Salmon From Logging On Oregon State Forests from Capital Press... [Read More]
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New restrictions on shipping recyclables to China are changing the way the Northwest recycles, with many places raising fees, reducing curbside collection and dumping the... [Read More]
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The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has decided not to elevate the endangered species status of the marbled murrelet after all. The board reversed its... [Read More]
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Oregon cutting carbon pollution from vehicle fuels, Local Sustainable Life, Portland local Sustainable Life, Breaking Sustainable Life alerts for Portland city. [Read More]
Gas prices are up this Memorial Day weekend, but in Oregon the carbon emissions per gallon of fuel are down, according to a new report. [Read More]
A new study has found that warmer streams and rivers could actually contribute to climate change by releasing more carbon dioxide into the air. [Read More]
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