Portland, Ore, sets road map for denying fossil fuel expansion

This yesmagazine article discusses the year-long efforts of activists and their struggle to have the city of Portland pass an ordinance that banned construction and expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure in the city. The Oregon Court of Appeals upheld Portland’s ban as constitutional, affirming the city’s power to regulate the safety and welfare of its residents and sending a powerful signal to cities that they too can take the lead to limit fossil fuel use.

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