Whidbey Island is a quiet and quaint little island off the coast of Washington near Seattle. Originally the towns on the island served as housing for naval and fishing industry families. Now it’s home to many families who enjoy a little extra solitude from the hustle and bustle of mainland life. There’s something special about… Read More.
The road to transitioning to clean energy can be filled with potholes and detours, as one company in Portland has experienced. Oregon takes our goals of achieving zero-emission standards and keeping our air and water clean extremely seriously. As a result, new “green” businesses entering the state are under extreme scrutiny to ensure their intentions… Read More.
So far, in 2021, Oregon has experienced 736 fires caused by humans and 193 as a result of lightning strikes, impacting a total of 186,333.64 acres of land. In 2020, five towns in Oregon were decimated by fires, including Detroit, Blue River, Vida, Phoenix, and Talent. Many areas throughout the Pacific Northwest experience air quality… Read More.
When people discuss the proliferation of CO2 emissions into our atmosphere, chances are they are describing automobile and truck emissions or old-school manufacturing plants. However, one of the most significant contributors to rising levels of CO2 comes from the airline industry. Airplanes add several pollutants to our environment, including nitrous gases, soot, sulfates, particles, and… Read More.
Protecting our clean air and water is challenging work. At the beginning of the year, the Biden administration promised significant change concerning green initiatives. It now seems it will be challenging for Biden to keep those promises to Americans. In January, President Biden ordered the suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land. … Read More.