Share a Story

Portland Green News (3011 - 3020 of 3367)

West Coast Electric Car Corridor Taking Shape as Nissan Adds Seattle Partnership

(via gas2.org)

Oregon, Sonoma County, Tucson, San Diego, Phoenix, and now Seattle. Nissan has been on a media blitz over the last few months adding partners to its growing list of electric vehicle cooperators. In doing so, a clear picture of the company’s “West Coast Plan” has emerged.Read more of this story »

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 28, 2009 at 03:50 PM

Status of Oregon coast coho up for review again

(via www.oregonlive.com)

USFWSA coho salmon fry off the Oregon coast. Federal fisheries managers announced today they will revisit whether a much-disputed Oregon salmon run faces possible extinction. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association is going to take another look at whether Oregon...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:21 AM

Wind energy veteran to direct new Vancouver program

(via www.oregonlive.com)

Tracy Rascoe, a 9-year wind power training veteran has been named Director of Wind Energy Technology for Vancouver's new Northwest Renewable Energy Institute....

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 28, 2009 at 08:51 AM

Federal stimulus money to pay Oregon teens for parks upkeep

(via www.oregonlive.com)

Youths will get minimum wage for clearing trails and pulling weeds

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 27, 2009 at 08:21 PM
Vancouver Making Run at “...

Vancouver Making Run at “Greenest City” Title

(via www.mygreenelement.com)

It seems that these days, every major city is vying for the title of the “greenest city.”  But the city of Vancouver announced today that they have taken a critical step in making this a reality, when it released a list of tangible actions and policies to guide the city towards this goal. The Greenest [...]SHARETHIS.addEntry({ title: "Vancouver Making Run at \"Greenest City\" Title", url: ...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 27, 2009 at 04:50 PM

Oregon's climate change bill gets a downgrade

(via www.oregonlive.com)

The latest legislative effort to require utilities, transportation and industry to meet Oregon's greenhouse gas reduction goals would let state agencies abandon the goals if they're considered not "economically feasible." From an environmental standpoint, that's a big downgrade from...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 27, 2009 at 01:21 PM

Big Portland Harbor polluters sue 69 other companies

(via www.oregonlive.com)

The city of Portland, the Port of Portland, Chevron, Northwest Natural and six other big Portland Harbor polluters are suing 69 companies they say are also responsible for pollution in the harbor Superfund site but have stonewalled settlement talks so...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:51 AM

Grant helps Oregon loggers turn to forest thinning

(via www.oregonlive.com)

A $118,000 fire mitigation grant from the U.S. Forest Service will help boost the economy in northeastern Oregon, where jobs were scarce even before the recession. Joe Hessel of the Oregon Department of Forestry told the Baker City Herald he...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 27, 2009 at 09:21 AM

Field-burning ban may be delayed

(via www.statesmanjournal.com)

Oregon lawmakers have proposed delaying the cutoff date in a bill to stop Willamette Valley grass seed growers from burning their fields, but farmers say the Legislature still is headed in the wrong direction.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 27, 2009 at 07:51 AM

Oregon water demand opens door to special interests

(via www.oregonlive.com)

One group's attempt to help Umatilla Basin farmers leads the governor to a plan of his own for a region accustomed to being ignored in Salem

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 26, 2009 at 09:21 PM