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There is more wood in western Oregon's forests than there was 100 years ago, a new report says. (PDF) The study from the Oregon Forest Resources Institute also concludes that more acres are covered by forests than were in 1900...
Metro is planning for the next 30 years of mass transit.
A few weeks ago, the Obama Administration had a rather embarrassing public differenceover the idea of a mileage tax to replace the gas tax. It's certainlyone of the most contentious notions out there, but most of the debate
Yarn: SCRAP needs it. SCRAP, the crafty nonprofit that caters to Portland's strong do-it-yourself ethic, moved earlier this year to a larger retail space at 2915 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Now, they're facing a sales spike (good news) and a...
The Obama administration has notified a federal court that it will not defend the Bush administrationâ€™s decision to reduce protections for the northern spotted owl.
Matthew Peusch/The Oregonian Peter Hayes stands in a small woodland plot that he owns in the foothills of the Coast Range near Manning. Hayes is among Oregon forest owners considering selling carbon credits to generate extra revenue from their land....
A system of per-mile road usage fees can replace ourdysfunctional gasoline tax as a way of funding transportationinfrastructure.
Climate activist Thomas Kineshankoâ€™s musing on jet travel was one of several back-to-earth moments provided by the youngest speakers at the World Conference on Sport and the Environment.
Adam SteinRecently Iâ€™ve been flogging the concept of a mileage tax, a system of per-mile road usage fees that over time can replace our dysfunctional gasoline...
The Gresham-Barlow School District, Energy Trust of Oregon and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance received Energy Star awards for their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Gresham-Barlow School District is one of the largest in Oregon, with 12,000 students...