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Green Living Headlines
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.
Ankeny Row is a new group of condos in Southeast Portland. The designer and builder, Green Hammer, says these condos won’t need any major maintenance for the next hundred years.
We love Portland's food cart pods, and one company has made a business of trying to make them a little more sustainable.
A new way to harness the power of the ocean from the bottom of the ocean was recently tested off the coast of Oregon. M3 Wave’s Mike Morrow deployed his wave-energy device, APEX, in about 50 feet of water.
The Oregon Zoo's new elephant habitat will be warmed with heat from the polar bear enclosure.
Click "play" to learn how lead shot used by hunters is harming birds in our area.