Q&A: Commissioner Mingus Mapps

On his agenda: Housing, public safety and protecting Bull Run from climate change By Lisa Loving, NECN As Portland grapples with historic crises -- from...

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...

Report: Glass Recycling Plant Continues Harmful Emissions

Owens Brockway impacts air quality across North and Northeast neighborhoods By Becca Bowe, EarthJustice.org A new report released by a group of...

Large-Species Trees Needed Now More Than Ever

By Jim Gersbach, Littleleaf lindens, Ladd's Addition
trash cans at Clean Camp

Nonprofit Forms to Provide Garbage Service to Unhoused Residents in 3-Month Pilot Project

Inspired by the “hygiene stations” the City of Portland provides, the Clean Camp project gives homeless campers the ability to keep their area clean by providing basic dumpster services.
A couple and their dog pose with a bucket full of trash they collected through AdoptOneBlock

AdoptOneBlock: Bringing Portlanders together to clean up their favorite places

It really is fast and easy: enter your address at www.adoptoneblock.org, choose a block, and order the clean up supplies -- all delivered within a week or two via Amazon.

Join the Portland Harbor Superfund Site Collaborative Group!

We are looking to recruit community members for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site Collaborative Group! The Site’s website is here.  What is the Collaborative...

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...

Volunteers sought to support nature patches at local parks

Portland Parks & Recreation and the Bureau of Environmental Services are collaborating at Irving Park to create nature patches and rain gardens that will capture rainwater, foster habitat for wildlife, and add...

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...

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