"Drive Clean and Green" Campaign Coming to Portland-Area DEQ Stations


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Still smarting over the Exxon-Valdez oil spill of 1989? Well, there's a new way to distance yourself from such oil catastrophes and feel better about how your driving is hurting the environment. Starting this October, DEQ Vehicle Inspection Programs stations in Portland will offer customers free coupons for free vehicle inspections at participating Eco-biz auto shops. The "Drive Clean and Green" ...   More
 
Monday, September 21, 2009 JONATHAN CROWL

If Something Smells Rotten in Northwest Portland ...


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Mary Peveto calls herself an “accidental activist.” She had no plans to be an environmentalist until a year ago when she saw a USA Today article that used EPA data to map the industrial pollution near schools across the nation. The data placed the Northwest Portland school that Peveto's three children attend, Chapman Elementary, in the worst 2 percent in the country in terms of air ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Sarah Jacoby

State Fines Notorious Landfill


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A quickie update today to a Washington County landfill that was the subject of a WW cover story three years ago. Oregon environmental regulators have issued a $22,071 fine against Grabhorn Inc. for what the state Department of Enviromental Quality calls "the company's continuing failure to provide adequate financial assurance for post-closure environmental monitoring and maintenance of its Lakeside ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 HANK STERN

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