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Creating our own 'Sputnik Moment' for Oregon

Creating our own 'Sputnik Moment' for Oregon

Now is the time for Oregon to push forward as a clean energy leader more than ever.

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The clash over the proposed Longview coal operation

The clash over the proposed Longview coal operation

The New York Times reports that Ambre Energy mislead the public and state officials regarding the size and impact of their proposed coal terminal in Longview.

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Geothermal-rich Idaho aims to remove development obstacles

Geothermal-rich Idaho aims to remove development obstacles

Idaho, sitting atop the nation's third-largest geothermal resource, is working to ease development restrictions on prime state-owned lands with hopes of attracting new interest and investment in what is arguably the nation's least-known renewable energy fuel.

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OR lawmakers to consider school energy proposal

The House Education Committee will take a first look at Kitzhaber's plan to put people to work by retrofitting schools and other public buildings with modern energy-efficient technology. Supporters of his plan hope to protect the environment while helping schools save money on their energy costs.

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Bill by Rep. Liias would make TransAlta phase out coal by 2015

Bill by Rep. Liias would make TransAlta phase out coal by 2015

Rep. Marko Liias wants Washington to stop using coal, and he wants it to stop soon. “It frankly doesn’t fit our commitment at the state level to clean, renewable energy,” said Liias of coal-fired energy.

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