Air Monitoring Reveals Troubli...

Aug 23, 2019 by

Residents in South Portland, Maine, packed a meeting to find out about the noxious fumes fouling the air they breathe. The news, one official said, was bad.

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Fumes from the Petroleum Tanks...

Jun 10, 2019 by

As South Portland, Maine, embarks on an air monitoring program, day care providers, the mayor and our reporter begin the search for answers.

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CITIES ALL OVER THE U.S. ARE P...

May 8, 2017 by

[Translate] Briefly Stuff that matters pledge drive Shutterstock GRIST On Monday, Atlanta lawmakers voted unanimously to power the...

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HOW ONE AFRICAN REFUGEE IS FEE...

May 5, 2017 by

[Translate]   By Thacher Schmid, Medium | Op-Ed Rosata Hezumuryano, a Burundi refugee who founded Happiness Family Farm at New...

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5 Surprising Cities Where Gent...

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[Translate]   Wages can’t keep up with housing costs. By Larry Schwartz / AlterNet   Photo Credit: MsSaraKelly / Flickr Walk down...

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This U.S. City Is a Sustainabl...

Jun 4, 2016 by

[Translate] They have set out to reduce emissions by 80 percent. By Brian Holland, Juan Wei / Island Press  VIA ALTERNET LOCAL PEACE...

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This U.S. City Is a Sustainabl...

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[Translate] Local Peace Economy They have set out to reduce emissions by 80 percent. By Brian Holland, Juan Wei / Island Press   VIA...

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PORTLAND BANS CLIMATE-DENYING ...

May 24, 2016 by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: shutterstock   Climate education in Oregon just took a big step forward. Last...

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Monsanto’s Controversial...

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[Translate]   Environment The herbicide was classified as “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the World Health Organization....

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THE SITUATION FACING LOS ANGEL...

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[Translate] by Bryce Covert THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Jae C. Hong A homeless woman in downtown Los Angeles   Last week, two...

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Do Urban Growth Boundaries Wor...

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[Translate]   THE DIRT by Jared Green Urban growth boundaries are held up as one of the most effective tools for limiting sprawl. But...

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Here’s what your city will loo...

Dec 7, 2014 by

[Translate] Jeffrey Linn By Greg Hanscom GRIST Seattle mapmaker and urban planner Jeffrey Linn loves cities. “I spend a lot of time...

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North America’s bike-friendlie...

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That’s one bike parking spot…

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5 American towns leapfrogging ...

Nov 25, 2012 by

These places aren’t waiting for the rest of the world to set an example.

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