Save the Swales!

Enviros take the water district battle to the green streets.

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Southeast Clay Street doesn’t look like a political battleground. On a rainy afternoon, workers in hardhats are digging a hole deep into the sidewalk at the corner of Southeast 9th Avenue, a b   More
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 AARON MESH

Hales Wants to Spend $214,500 on City Hall Bioswales

The money would pay for "storm boxes" in front of three government buildings.


Say what you will about Portland Mayor Charlie Hales: He doesn't give up on placing bioswales on the sidewalk in front of City Hall.    As WW reports in today's cover story, the mayor has spent a significant chunk of his first year trying to remake the front portico of City Hall by removing homeless campers and starting a food cart pod.The Oregonian first reported in July that Hales ...   More
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 by Aaron Mesh


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