OPB | Oct. 30, 2013 2:32 p.m.
For the second time in more than a year, the House has passed a bill that would make more water available for the city of Prineville.
OPB | July 18, 2013 3:25 p.m.
House Democrats have selected Oregon's Peter DeFazio as the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee.
OPB | July 09, 2013 1:29 p.m.
Oregon Institute of Technology broke ground on several renewable energy projects this week. Its goal is to become 100 percent carbon neutral and to produce all its power on-site.
OPB | July 08, 2013 1:01 p.m.
The SolarWorld manufacturing plant in Hillsboro is cutting 120 jobs, according to the company.
OPB | April 26, 2013 1:39 p.m.
Oregon farmers who oppose the growing of canola in Willamette Valley are taking that fight to court. The coalition, which includes The Center for Food Safety and Friends of Family Farmers, filed their lawsuit earlier this month with the Oregon Court of Appeals.
OPB | April 18, 2013 1:58 p.m.
In Central Oregon, the quest to harness geothermal heat deep below the ground is picking up steam. The Bureau of Land Management has just published an Environmental Assessment for a geothermal exploration southeast of Bend.
OPB | April 03, 2013 10:54 a.m.
A coworker of mine is in a sticky situation: He's been asked to move a tree that has grown so tall it now casts a shadow on his neighbor's rooftop solar panel.
OPB | March 13, 2013 6:21 a.m.
The ZeaChem biorefinery in Boardman is officially producing ethanol from sawdust.
OPB | March 05, 2013 1:27 p.m.
A major cellulosic ethanol project is underway in Boardman, but the U.S. is hopelessly behind on reaching its targets for production nationwide.
OPB | March 04, 2013 3:24 p.m.
Operators of a geothermal power plant in Malheur County say that facility is producing more electricity than originally anticipated.