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May 30, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Is Portland’s air safe to breathe?

About 30 people came to learn whether their air is safe to breathe last night in North Portland, where the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality held the second of four information sessions about toxic air pollutionin the metropolitan area. Continue reading →

Filed under: Air, Air pollution, Clean Air Act


Oct. 07, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

How to rack up $100 million in Clean Air Act fines

Did anyone else's jaw drop when they heard the potential fines for the Portland General Electric's alleged Clean Air Act violation at the Boardman coal-fired power plant? Continue reading →

Filed under: Air, Air pollution, Boardman power plant, Clean Air Act, Environmental Protection Agency, Portland General Electric


Aug. 25, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Greenhouse gas controls: "Back in the state's court"

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Filed under: Air, Clean Air Act, Pollution



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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