Environment | Renewable energy | Land use | Communities | Sustainability

Wooden High-Rise Project In Downtown Portland On Hold

Plans for a wooden high-rise in downtown Portland are no more.  

Agriculture | Environment | Renewable energy | News | local

Commercial Solar Arrays On Farmland Cropping Up Bountifully — And Stirring Opposition

From the Willamette Valley to the Kittitas Valley and east to Idaho, energy developers are implementing commercial solar arrays. But a surge in utility-scale solar farm applications is generating pushback.

Environment | Communities | News | Energy | local | Pacific Ocean | Renewable energy

Oregon Wave Energy Testing Project Looks To Feds For Approval

A wave energy test facility off the Oregon coast has entered a new phase of development. 

Environment | Pacific Ocean | News | Communities | local | Climate change | Renewable energy

California Takes Up Ocean Wind Energy After Oregon Project Fails

Two years after a ocean wind energy project failed to gain traction in Southern Oregon, developers are trying their luck in California.

Environment | Renewable energy | Sustainability | Energy

Some Solar Customers Left Behind After Oregon Deadline Passes

Some of Oregon’s solar customers are going to miss out on thousands of dollars in savings, thanks to the expiration last weekend  of Oregon’s solar tax credit.

Environment | News | local | Climate change | Renewable energy | Politics

Oregon Lawmakers Look To 2019 To Cap Greenhouse Gasses

After failing to address the solution in the 2018 short session, capping carbon emissions will be a priority for the long 2019 legislative session, Oregon Senate leaders said Saturday.

Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Renewable energy | Energy

Trump Eases Rules For Bird-Killing Wind Turbines, Power Lines

Most birds in the United States have been protected under federal law. But now, to benefit the energy industry, the Trump administration has made a major change to how the law is enforced.

Pacific Ocean | Transportation | Land use | Land | Environment | Communities | Forestry | News | Energy | Water | Sustainability | Fish & Wildlife | Nation | Climate change | Economy | Renewable energy | Air | 2017: The Year In Review

5 Most Important Environmental Issues Of 2017

From Paris to the White House to the wildlands of the Pacific Northwest, the environment was big news in 2017. 

Environment | News | Water | local | Nation | Renewable energy

Report: Hanford Tank Waste Will Take Longer To Treat, And Cost More

A new report about the radioactive tank waste at Hanford says the cleanup could take decades longer and cost billions more than estimated.

Environment | News | Nation | Climate change | Renewable energy | Politics

What It's Like To Be A Teen Who Sues The Government Over Climate Change | Terrestrial

In this episode of terrestrial we explore how this case works and what motivates a teenager to step away from school and friends to wage a legal fight against the government.


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