Boise-Eliot Neighborhoods Offered Some “Releaf” for Their Distressed Trees

by Jessica Rojas, NECN The Albina ReLeaf project is the first program of its kind in Portland, according to the Albina Neighborhood Tree Team (ANTT), and it has already served as a model for other...

Clean Air Warriors: Beven Byrnes

Beven Byrnes, Volunteer Spokesperson, Portland North Harbor Neighbors Volunteer Spoke Neighborhood Group Spokesperson Coordinator, Portland Clean Air Strategy: linking communities affected by air toxics to build strength in numbers. The next time you meet someone who...

Cleaner Air Oregon Puts N/NE Portland Emissions Under Watch

Join NECN and our colleagues at North Portland Neighborhood Services, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6-8 pm. Learn the facts on the most recent tests and find out how you can plug in to...

Cleaner Air Law Ramps Up with Industrial Emissions Testing at Columbia Steel

By NECN Staff Columbia Steel, Google Maps Two years after the Cleaner Air Oregon law’s passage -- mandating the scrutiny of industrial air quality statewide...

Northeast History: Shaped by Water, Drawn by Hand

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer You wouldn’t know it today, but if you walk down the 15th Avenue hill near Prescott Street, you are skirting the edge of a massive geological event. This humble...

Winter Fun and Games

BOISE Denorval Unthank City Park, 3920 N Kerby Ave. Baseball field, basketball court, playground, paved paths, accessible restroom. BOISE...

Clean Air Warriors: Gregory Sotir

Gregory Sotir, Cully Air Action Team  Strategy: regulating the regulators As part of the Cully Air Action Team , Gregory Sotir will be the first to tell you that the Cully neighborhood is one of the...

Large-Species Trees Needed Now More Than Ever

By Jim Gersbach, Littleleaf lindens, Ladd's Addition

Clean Air Warriors: Greg Bourget

Greg Bourget, Executive Director and Lead Researcher, Portland Clean Air Strategy: directly regulating polluters with data Greg Bourget cut his teeth in the Earth First! movement, and its decentralized and mission-focused philosophy informs all the work...

Our River, Our Future

by Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer The same year that the Environmental Protection Agency designated an 11-mile section of the Willamette River a toxic Superfund site, Donovan Smith was a grade schooler in Northeast Portland....

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