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July 14, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Central Oregon wind project moves forward

Central Oregon may see construction begin on its first wind farm by next spring. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Bureau of Land Management, Ken Salazar, West Butte Wind Power, Wind energy


Dec. 16, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Salazar: No solar hot spots on Oregon public land

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar hosted a press call today announcing the Obama administration's new plan to fast-track utility-scale solar project permitting in select "solar energy zones" on public land in six western states. Continue reading →

Filed under: Renewable energy, Bureau of Land Management, Ken Salazar, Solar power


Dec. 08, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Salazar seeks Oregon timber fix, Part II

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar met with Oregon timber industry and conservation leaders in Washington, D.C., today, following up on his pledge to work toward a solution to decades-old disputes over logging on federal forestland. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Forestry, Bureau of Land Management, Ken Salazar, Logging, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Oct. 26, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Enviros to Salazar: This logging lawsuit is for you

Several environmental groups sent Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar a message today. Surprise: It wasn't a thank-you note for his visit to Oregon Monday. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Bureau of Land Management, Ken Salazar, Logging, Oregon Wild, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service


Oct. 25, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Salazar backs test harvests to break Oregon logjam

When it comes federal forest policy in western Oregon, there isn't much environmental groups, county commissioners and the timber industry agree on. But today representatives of all three groups agreed on one thing: Their meeting with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on the future of Oregon & California Railroad forestland was promising. And worth doing again. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Ken Salazar, Logging, Oregon Wild



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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