Portland’s Zenith Syndrome: The Gaping Hole in the “Thin Green Line”

Two women holding banner that says "Zenith Energy Not Land Use Compatible

Relying only on a promise that FIVE years from now, and more than 7 years on from Portland’s Climate Emergency Declaration, Zenith would be transporting 100% renewable fuels, the Bureau of Development Services agreed that continuing to transship fuels from dangerous oil trains running through the Columbia River Gorge and Portland neighborhoods is actually a “compatible” use of the land between the Willamette River and Forest Park.

Stop Manchin’s Dirty Side Deal!

XRPDX is taking action! Who: XRPDX and AlliesWhat: Street Theater Protest and Letter DeliveryWhere: Senator Wyden’s Office, 911 NE 11th Avenue, PortlandWhen: Friday, September 9, 1 pmWhy: To #StopTheDirtySideDeal Here is the pledge we are asking Oregon’s Senators to sign … Read more

We Bloomed! Defiance, Art and Joy at Zenith

“…to the blasts of recorded “breaking news” about transforming the CEI Hub to a place of beauty, we showed first the “Doom” sides, then the “Bloom” sides. A visually powerful moment of transformation. As Patti called out details of Zenith’s ugly history of deception and expansion, we chanted our demand at each point on the timeline: “Why are they still here?!”

The Day Scientists Got Arrested

ing in ever greater detail the catastrophe we face, if we are not willing to do anything about it?” Indeed. As a non-scientist, I would urge everyone who IS a scientist, of whatever branch of science, to focus your trained mind on the question that follows from the previous one. Scientists’ communications methods have been unsuccessful in effecting the changes that your research shows the need for – why not try collective direct action?