Save the Swales!

Enviros take the water district battle to the green streets.

News Stories
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

Hotseat: David Tyler

A UO Chemistry professor answers the age-old Question, “paper or plastic?” Don’t even ask about cotton.

Q & A
A chemist walks into a bar and tells the hipsters drinking there that their locally brewed organic ale is bad for the environment. There’s no punch line: Beer is just one of the many beloved t   More
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 CATALINA GAITAN

Dr. Know: Carbon Footprints in the Sand

Is cycling worse for the environment than driving?

Dr. Know
Is cycling worse for the environment than driving? The theory I’ve heard is that cycling requires energy from food, which needs to be grown, transported and cooked, and doing all that is worse t   More
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 MARTY SMITH

The Oregon Environmental Council Thinks Your Home Could Be Safer

Think your household is safe? Well, the Oregon Environmental Council wants to put your house's environmental safety to the test with its Eco-Healthy Homes Checkup Kit. The kit, which the OEC released today for free, is a 24-page booklet that asks a series of questions analyzing your home's environmental problems, big or small, and then suggests customized ways to fix them. The OEC warns that ...   More
Monday, July 19, 2010 Jacob Reingold


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