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House committee passes wild horse protection bill

(via www.oregonlive.com)

Jamie Francis, The OregonianKiger Mustangs in southeast Oregon A legislative committee moved forward a bill that would provide more protection to wild horses and burros that roam on public land. The animals, which used to be rounded up for sale...

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on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:51 AM

Oregon part of wind energy's "gigawatt club"

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Steven Nehl, The OregonianThe Klondike wind farm near Wasco. Oregon ranks sixth among states for the amount of installed wind power. And the state is now one of nine with over 1,000 megawatts of wind energy in place, according to...

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on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:21 AM

Oregon leads nation in renewable energy communities

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Oregon has more green power communities than any other state. The state has 11 cities and towns that meet the federal government's criteria for renewable energy communities, nearly half of the 24 such communities in the nation. Corvallis tops the...

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on Apr 30, 2009 at 07:51 AM

Streetfilms: Bike Rush Hour on Portland’s Hawthorne Bridge

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The first time you visit Portland, Oregon, the gaggles of cyclistsstreaming over the Hawthorne Bridge during rush hour is a sight youwill never forget. It's something other cities need to see and be

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on Apr 30, 2009 at 07:50 AM

Portland Wants to Lap San Francisco in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Race

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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

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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

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“…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

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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