Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Oregon may ban plastic bags
High Five
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
State lawmakers propose making plastic bags illegal and charging 5 cents for paper bags, starting in 2012.
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Startup sues "The Office" star
High Five
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Portland startup Think Brilliant has sued actor Rainn Wilson over his website, SoulPancake.
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Pacific Power "rate shock"
High Five
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Customers face a possible rate increase of more than 14% that would take effect in January.
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Eco-roofs could cool solar panels
High Five
Monday, July 12, 2010
Rooftop solar panels lose efficiency at high temperatures, but PSU researchers think they've found a solution in eco-roofs.
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Food waste piles up
High Five
Friday, July 09, 2010

Despite Oregon's place as the second-hungriest state, 40% of food ends up as waste.

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