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April 01, 2013 · By Cassandra Profita

Bill Aims To Redevelop Contaminated Sites In Oregon

Oregon Rep. Tobias Read State wants to tap a few million dollars of the state's budget to "jump start" the redevelopment of contaminated land.

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Filed under: Environment, Sustainability, Brownfields, Smart Growth

Dec. 03, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Metro wins national Smart Growth award

Metro claimed to be "Making the Greatest Place" with its 2009 regional growth plan known as the 2040 Growth Concept. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Land use, Transportation, Water, Environmental Protection Agency, Metro, Smart Growth

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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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