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Portland Wants to Lap San Francisco in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Race

(via www.treehugger.com)

EV Charging Station Unveiled in Portland from Mayor Sam Adams on VimeoYesterda...

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on Apr 30, 2009 at 07:50 AM

Bill to end field burning clears a hurdle

(via www.statesmanjournal.com)

A proposed phaseout of field burning by Willamette Valley grass seed growers has advanced one step in the Legislature.

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on Apr 30, 2009 at 07:21 AM

Oregon "Big Look" land-use revisions pass first test

(via www.oregonlive.com)

A bill that could revise Oregon's land-use system was unanimously approved by a legislative committee and now moves to the full House of Representatives for consideration. The bill, HB 2229, contains recommendations from the "Big Look" task force, which...

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on Apr 29, 2009 at 02:51 PM
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on Apr 29, 2009 at 01:21 PM

Portland Will Continue as Sustainability Leader and Hub for the Electric Car Industry

(via gas2.org)

“…few opportunities blend economy and sustainability like the electric vehicle does.” Editor’s Note: This is Portland Mayor Sam Adams’ first post for Gas 2.0. It’s a direct response to San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who posted for us earlier today and said the race to electric vehicle infrastructure “symbolizes what is best about our region and our country.” Mayor Adams wi...

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on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:50 PM
SF Mayor Gavin Newsom Ups t...

SF Mayor Gavin Newsom Ups the Ante in Electric Vehicle Race with Portland

(via www.treehugger.com)

photo: Gavin Newsom via flickr.San Francisco and Portland, Oregon are trying to one-up each other in the race to develop the first citywide, full-scale electric vehicle infrastructure. In a guest post for Gas 2.0 Mayor Gavin Newsom has turned up the collegial war of words, outlining what San Francisco has done since announcing it wanted to be the

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on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:50 AM

LNG permitting bill still in play; both sides declare victory

(via www.oregonlive.com)

A contentious bill that would make it easier for liquefied natural gas developers to apply for removal-fill permits survived a key deadline on Tuesday.

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on Apr 29, 2009 at 07:50 AM

The Race to an EV Future: Being First to an Electric Vehicle Grid

(via gas2.org)

Editor’s Note: This is San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s second post on electric vehicles for Gas 2.0. It’s a direct response to Portland Mayor Sam Adams, who announced that his city would be the first to develop the charging infrastructure to support full-scale electric vehicle deployment. We expect to hear back from Mayor Adam’s later today - don’t miss it).As car companies lined u...

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on Apr 29, 2009 at 07:20 AM

House panel OKs bottle bill changes

(via www.oregonlive.com)

An Oregon House committee approved changes to Oregon's bottle bill today, but not before removing a provision dear to environmentalists that would have guaranteed continued bottle and can returns to grocery stores. The environment and water committee sent House Bill...

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on Apr 28, 2009 at 05:51 PM

Oregon tree hits the big time in Big Apple

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Tree from Milton-Freewater is now part of an effort to put more green in New York City

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on Apr 28, 2009 at 05:21 PM