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Green Living Headlines
Though Pres. Obama rejected the Keystone Pipeline, it could mean more oil trains will travel through Oregon and Washington.
The Portland Water Bureau has started pulling all of its water from the Bull Run Watershed, but it could still be a few more days before it comes through to your tap.
Residents of Cascade Locks are hoping to gather enough signatures to block the construction of a Nestle water bottling plant through a ballot measure.
Members of several environmental groups got together Sunday to talk about the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to clean the Willamette River.
If you're interested in going green and getting solar panels installed on your roof, it's important to do your research.
Part of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is coming off Washington state's "hazardous sites" list.
A new article in the Washington Post says salads shouldn't be considered a staple any more; with much of the west suffering in a historic drought, we should reconsider popular salad ingredients heavy in water content.
Clackamas Community College is offering a two-year degree to prepare you to work with renewable energy.
People who ride bikes in Clark County will soon be able to do so more safely.
Robert Migliori has harnessed the power of wind in his backyard on the Chehalem Mountains.
Despite a warning from the city attorney, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales won't be putting the issue of the Pembina propane export marine terminal to the city council's agenda.
A woman has found a way to re-use those pesky, plastic grocery store bags!
Everett Custom Homes has helped build dozens of sustainable homes in Portland over the past five years.
Plans for an oil terminal at the Port of Portland will go forward, even without the support of Mayor Charlie Hales.