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Portland's Bag Ban Takes Effect

2011 Victory - Portland joined San Francisco, Bellingham, Wash. and a dozen other west coast communities by banning disposable plastic bags at major grocery stores and retailers with pharmacies. We're working to pass more local bag bans in cities across the state — cutting plastic pollution right away while building momentum for a statewide ban.  

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These ‘Shining Cities’ will get you inspired about a sunny future | Ross Sherman

Cities and towns of all sizes are driving the transition to solar energy.

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Charge Ahead, TriMet | Celeste Meiffren-Swango

We are calling on TriMet to ditch diesel and transition to an all electric bus fleet.

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Report | Environment Oregon

Shining Cities 2018: How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power in America

Solar power is expanding rapidly. The United States now has over 53 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed – enough to power 10.1 million homes and 26 times as much capacity as was installed at the end of 2010.[1] Hundreds of thousands of Americans have invested in solar energy and millions more are ready to join them.

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News Release | Environment America

Wrong Direction on Clean Cars -- EPA Receives Citizen Citation

Today, rightfully-concerned Americans descended upon the Environmental Protection Agency to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a ticket -- for heading in the wrong direction on federal clean car standards.

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News Release | Environment Oregon

EPA heads in the wrong direction on clean car standards

This week, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is expected to announce a move to significantly weaken America’s clean car standards. Environment Oregon State Director, Celeste Meiffren-Swango, issued this statement in response.

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