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The cool thing about this installation in Beaverton is that it will coincide with the city’s new solar initiative. Beaverton recently contracted with LiveLight Energy to lead its city-organized solarization effort to get 220 homeowners to go solar.
“People don’t like being misled: There is a strong public desire to know how many trains will be holding up traffic in Longview, how many will be going through the Columbia River Gorge, and how much coal dust will be in the air,” said Brett VandenHeuvel of Columbia Riverkeeper.
An 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit off the Northeast coast of Japan on March 11, 2011, resulting in a devastating tsunami on the Eastern coast that has lead to the failure of several nuclear reactors.
Clean energy doesn't spill, explode, melt down or cave in. Or cause wars. To build a cleaner energy economy is to shield ourselves from risk.
Wind What a difference a decade makes. Once shunned as an industry only a tree-hugger could love, clean-tech has blossomed into an economic heavyweight, according to a report from research firm Clean Edge Inc.