Environment

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News Oct 3 4:02 PM

Portland Approves Zenith Proposal for Renewable Fuels Operations

The proposal could lead to the end of Zenith’s ongoing legal battle with the city.

Environment Oct 3 11:54 AM

Zenith Seeks Compromise with Portland Amid Legal Challenge

The company will commit to renewable fuels operations if the city grants operational permits for the facility.

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News Sep 15 1:48 PM

Commissioner Rubio Proposes an Overhaul to the Portland Clean Energy Fund

The proposal would allow for-profit and government agencies to be funded with PCEF grants.

News Aug 24 2:09 PM

Portland City Council Approves Emergency Plan to Respond to Climate Change

While the plan sets the city’s intention to respond to the climate crisis, critics argue that the plan is merely aspirational.

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News Aug 2 12:30 PM

Know Your Neighbors

The city is turning to neighborhood emergency teams to fill in the gaps in the region's heat wave response.

News Jul 29 9:32 AM

North Portland Roofing Facility Agrees to Emissions Mitigation Plan After Historic DEQ Fine

The Malarkey Roofing facility released at least 10 tons of formaldehyde per year into the Kenton neighborhood for nearly a decade.

News Jul 20 5:34 PM

Portland City Council Approves $107 Million in Green Energy Grants—Here’s Where the Money is Going

The grants are the single largest climate investment in the city’s history.

News Jul 13 6:05 PM

City Council Considers $107 Million in Clean Energy Grants

The Portland Clean Energy Fund increased grant giving and added additional risk mitigation measures following scrutiny

Feature Aug 15 4:00 AM

Thank You for Not Breeding

Sure, the Voluntary Extinction Movement Doesn’t Want You to Have Babies—But There’s Much More to the Story

News Apr 18 4:00 AM

You Still Shouldn't Be Eating Willamette River Fish

Health Advisory Warns Against Consuming Toxic Fish

Food and Drink Mar 14 4:00 AM

The Last Straw

Why Local Bar Owners Are Getting Rid of Single-Use Plastic Straws