Climate and Clean Energy News and Commentary
Now is the time for Oregon to push forward as a clean energy leader more than ever.
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.
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.
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.
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.