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Oct. 11, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Time lapse videos: Breaching the Elwha dams

The world's largest river restoration project is underway as two dams are demolished on Washington's Elwha River. Sightline Director Alan Durning pieced together this time lapse video using webcam shots of the Glines Canyon Dam being breached in four places Oct. 3-6: Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Fish & Wildlife, Dam removal, Dams, Elwha River, Sightline Institute


Sept. 14, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Report: Has the Northwest reached "peak gas"?

Remember when Ezra Klein was wondering why Americans are driving less? Many, including Eric Hess at Seattle's Sightline Institute, suggested the U.S. might be seeing a generational shift in driving based on data showing fewer vehicle miles driven by¬†Americans between age 20 and 40. Continue reading →

Filed under: Transportation, Fuel efficiency, Mileage tax, Sightline Institute, Solar highways



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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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