Pollution In Paradise

The moment Oregon began to go green.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Oregon was born 50 years ago this week. Not the museum diorama of covered wagons and white missionaries, but the Oregon of modernity, a place that became a global model for protecting the enviro   More
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 BRENT WALTH

What the Muck?

The Portland Harbor is a toxic embarrassment. And there’s plenty of blame to go around.

Cover Story
In any good monster movie, the initial terror comes from knowing there’s something awful out there—even though you don’t get a good look at it.  It lurks in the shadows or just bene   More
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 AARON MESH

Cattle Rancher Faces Jail and $300,000 Penalty After Environmental Conviction by Kroger's Office


Attorney General John Kroger, who campaigned on a promise to put environmental polluters behind bars, has doubled his count of jailed polluters: The total is now two.Kroger's office prosecuted an 86-year-old Columbia County cattle rancher for dumping manure in Muddy Creek and South Scappoose Creek, tributaries of the Columbia River, and operating his farm without proper permits.The farmer, William ...   More
Thursday, March 22, 2012 HANNAH HOFFMAN

Reduce River Pollutants and Win Prizes

Contest alert: The Oregon Environmental Council has started a Love Your River campaign that aims to encourage Oregon residents to change everyday habits that damage the state's rivers. Participants in what will be a series of monthly challenges will be entered in contests to win stuff from REI and other businesses. For more information, here's the announcement from the OEC: PORTLAND, OR—October ...   More
Sunday, October 17, 2010 Jason Slotkin


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