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First U.S. Solar Highway Installation Starts in Oregon

First U.S. Solar Highway Installation Starts in Oregon

PORTLAND, Oregon, August 9, 2008 (ENS) – Construction on the nation’s first solar demonstration project in a highway right of way has begun. At the Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 interchange in Tualatin, Oregon, 594 solar panels are being installed on a strip of land beside the highway roughly the length of two football fields.…

Pacific Coast Governors Embark on Ocean Action Plan

Pacific Coast Governors Embark on Ocean Action Plan

SACRAMENTO, California, July 29, 2008 (ENS) – The governors of California, Oregon and Washington Tuesday announced the details of their plan to address ocean and coastal management issues such as polluted runoff, oil spills and marine garbage along the West Coast. The West Coast Governors’ Ocean Action Plan is the result of a 2006 agreement…