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Current Crude Oil-by-Rail Projects

Map_Current Crude Oil-by-Rail Projects_Updated Feb 18, 2014

In Oregon and Washington, 10 refineries and port terminals are planning, building, or already operating oil-by-rail terminals. view graphic »

Exurban Growth in Portland 1990-2010

Portland exurban growth maps, side-by-side

Over the last two decades, Clark County has added thousands of new residents to its rural areas. The implementation of Washington’s Growth Management Act in the mid-1990s appeared to have little influence on growth. view graphic »

Regional Growth in the Portland Metro 2000-2010

Map of Exurban Portland Growth 2000-2010

Rural sprawl slowed on both sides of the Columbia after 2000. Yet Clark County’s rural areas still saw substantial population growth over the decade, while Oregon’s rural areas did not. view graphic »

Regional Growth in the Portland Metro 1990-2000

Map of Portland Exurban growth 1990-2000

Coal Exports in Context: 60 Million Tons

Coal Exports in Context: 60 Mill Tons

Proposed coal export facility in Longview, WA could ship 60 million tons of coal annually—the carbon equivalent of all drivers in WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, NV, and Northern CA. view graphic »

Coal Exports in Context: 5 Million Tons

Coal Exports in Context

Proposed coal export facility in Longview, WA would ship–at minimum–5 million tons of coal annually–the carbon equivalent of all drivers in the counties highlighted in red. view graphic »

Maps: Current and Historic Wildlife Ranges

Map of gray wolf range in Cascadia

Maps showing current and historical ranges for selected species, including grizzly bear, sage-grouse, caribou, salmon, and gray wolf. read more »

Who are the Climate Leaders?

Who are the Climate Leaders?

Many states are already engaged with implemented or proposed cap and trade programs. This is a visual representation of climate leaders in the United States working to build a cleaner economy through cap and trade policies. view graphic »

Canada and Climate Change

Canada and Climate Change

Canada’s provinces emit as much greenhouse gas emissions as some nations. Canada’s population of 32 million generates more than other countries with a combine population of 157 million. view graphic »

Map Series: New Residents in Rural Oregon From Measure 37 Claims

New Residents from Measure 37 Claims - Portland Region

Maps depicting the potential population from Measure 37 claims in rural and exurban Oregon. Portland, Hood River Valley, and Willamette Valley. read more »