To be held Sunday 2 June 2013 at the Grower's Market across from the Amtrak station in Eugene. Tentatively scheduled from 10 am to 4 pm. Coffee and breakfast refreshments will be provided, lunch will be at local restaurants.Continue reading
The Pacific Green Party of Oregon is happy to announce that it will sponsor a “Green Campaign School” at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus on Saturday, March 16, in Terrell Hall, from 9am—5:30 pm. The PCC campus is located at 705 N. Killingsworth Street in Portland.Continue reading
Why on earth would anyone use a non-renewable resource (diesel and bunker fuel) to transport another non-renewable resource (coal) to a distant country? And degrade the environment all along the way in the process! You know the answer: it's to make big corporate profits for the Australian company Ambre Energy and Wyoming based Cloud Peak Energy.
Link to background article in Portland Mercury newspaper here.
Info on the lawsuit brought by concerned citizens here.
Coaltopia - The Future Of Outdoor Recreation
Social Comictary: art that polices politics
"as long as there is art, there is hope
We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights.
For more information on this campaign, follow this link.
The BLM is accepting public comments until October 31, 2012 on a 20-year extension of the withdrawal of the Illinois River between Deer Creek and the mouth of Briggs Creek from exploitation under the 1872 Mining Law.
Unless the mineral withdrawal is extended, mining will take precedent over all other uses on this scenic section of the Illinois with disastrous results for the river and the public.
Please take a moment to raise your voice in protecting the environment against corporate greed.
The Lombard Overpass of the railroad cut that bisects St. John’s – from the Willamette River to the Columbia Slough – was the site of an August 18 demonstration, with over 75 activists protesting and educating people about the proposed transportation of coal through Oregon and Washington. With faces smudged in “safe soot” and carrying signs demanding the use of clean energy sources, the crowd engaged passersby both on foot and bike, as well as in car, many of whom were unaware of this toxic proposal.
Story and photos by Pete Shaw - Portland Occupier
Cascadia Chapter member Michael Meo at right with Green banner