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Obama's Alaska Trip Prompts Arctic Drilling Protest

OPB | Aug. 31, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Portland

People protesting oil drilling in the Arctic marched through downtown Portland Monday, and held a “die-in.” They're trying to send President Obama a message as he travels to Alaska this week.

Water | Communities | Energy | Fish & Wildlife | Agriculture | Recreation | Renewable energy | Environment

What's The Deal With Dam Removals?

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 27, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Dams continue to come down on rivers all over the Northwest. But is this a permanent trend?

News | Economy | Communities | Energy | Politics | Renewable energy | Environment | Land use

Oregon LNG Considers Federal Permit After County Permit Withdrawn

OPB | April 29, 2015 4:23 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's Land Use Board of Appeals Wednesday upheld the rejection of a permit for a liquefied natural gas facility proposed for Warrenton.

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Oil Companies, Businesses Fight Oregon Low-Carbon Standards

AP | March 24, 2015 1:47 p.m.

Oil, trucking and manufacturing groups have opened a second front against Oregon's low-carbon fuel rules.

Agriculture | Environment | Energy | Communities | Renewable energy

An Oregon City Braces For Legal Pot To Drive Up Electricity Costs

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015 2:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon's city and county leaders are scrambling to understand how electricity supplies will be affected by power-hogging indoor marijuana growers after recreational pot becomes legal in the state.

News | Fish & Wildlife | Renewable energy

20th Annual Eagle Celebration Set For This Weekend

OPB | Feb. 19, 2015 4:30 p.m.

America's national emblem is the highlight of a celebration in Central Oregon this weekend.

Renewable energy | Energy | Environment | Economy

Report: Wash., Ore. Could Vastly Expand Renewable Power Production

OPB | Jan. 27, 2015 5:16 p.m. | Ashland, Ore.

New reports say that Northwest states have the capacity to transition almost completely from fossil fuels to renewables in just 15 years - and that doing so would provide a significant economic boost.

Technology | News | Business | Renewable energy | Energy

Register-Guard: Biogas Power Plant Near Junction City Mired In Legal Disputes

The Register Guard | Dec. 15, 2014 11:32 a.m. | Junction City, Oregon

The financial backers of an avant-garde biogas power plant south of Junction City that is heavily subsidized by the public are engaged in a messy dispute over the facility, which turns truckloads of food waste into electricity.

Energy | Renewable energy

East Oregonian: Arlington Landfill Gas Plant To Double Energy Capacity

east_oregonian | July 17, 2014 1 p.m.

Waste Managment doubling capacity of its gas power plant at the Columbia Ridge Landfill and Recycling Center in Arlington.

Sustainability | Energy | Renewable energy

Wallowa County Chieftain: Tribe Turns On First Turbine

wallowa_county_chieftain | May 8, 2014 5:21 a.m.

A turbine recently installed on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation is the first wind turbine to be built on a Native American reservation in the Pacific Northwest.