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PORTLAND PASSES BAN ON PLASTIC BAGS
/ July 21, 2011 3:41 pm

PORTLAND PASSES BAN ON PLASTIC BAGS

In a unanimous vote by the Portland, Oregon City Council, single use plastic bags have been banned from the city of Portland, Oregon. The Mayor of Portland, Sam Adams, originally introduced the ordinance to the City Council of Portland last year.  He agreed to delay the vote, however, waiting to see if the Oregon State Legislature would pass SB536, a [&hellip

/ March 26, 2011 9:32 am

THIS WEEK: March 26, 2011

FIRST Off: I think one of the the biggest stories this week is 5Gyres expedition to the South Pacific Gyre. Andy Keller is part of that team. Andy plans to keep us informed about the trip. Here is Andy’s first post on March 21st. 5IMDC.org: Another huge story was the 5th International Marine Debris Conference held this week in Honolulu, [&hellip