Tag Archives: environment

Where more than whistles fill the air

It’s 7 a.m. Wake up. Walk out. What’s that? You cover your face just to breathe something other than the diesel fumes that assault your nostrils like a cloud of rioting air molecules. Such are the disadvantages to living in … Continue reading

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Air quality an issue in Trainsong

Residents of the Trainsong Neighborhood in West Eugene may experience improvements in air quality after a new partnership formed at a Neighborhood Association meeting. Representatives from Beyond Toxics, an Oregon environmental health agency based in Eugene, spoke to the Trainsong … Continue reading

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Going Green in Eugene

Laughing Planet: Giving Mother Earth Something to Smile about Laughing Planet restaurant is open for business at its new location in Woodfield Station. Catalan artwork is hung on the walls and adds a fresh pop of color to the funky … Continue reading

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‘Humane’ Slaughters May Reduce Health Risks

Two first-rate chicken producers aim to provide a more humane execution for their feathered livelihood by gassing the chickens into unconsciousness before they are slaughtered. Mary’s Chickens in California and Bell & Evans in Pennsylvania will both spend about $3 … Continue reading

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Thinking Green: Environmental News

Spreading information about global warming, pollution, and recycling is crucial to resolving environmental issues around the world. There is an abundance of media outlets that cover these topics. My favorite blog on these issues is Grist, a very active voice … Continue reading

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Turning Over A New Leaf: The transition to urban agriculture in the Whiteaker

Neighborhood residents put food security into their own hands. Literally. By Alex Zielinski When Lonnie Clark moved from Los Angeles to Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood in 2005, she had never encountered produce outside of her local supermarket aisle. Now, Clark has … Continue reading

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New Green Projects to be Launched in the Whit

By: Dominique Rossi Wednesday evening,  the Whiteaker Sustainability Council gathered to set the year’s agenda.  The council discussed numerous environmental and societal concerns, but focused on bike-friendly matters and creating more food independence within the neighborhood. Whit residents would like … Continue reading

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Enterprise Story update: The Green SE

By Jenni Moore After emailing my previous source, Principal BJ Blake, I got a referral to the advisor of Spencer Butte Middle School’s Green Club. Since my topic is Environmental Concerns in Southeast Eugene, I thought it would be a … Continue reading

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