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Talking Business

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Environmental Update

OPB |April 08, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with the EarthFix and OPB reporters about landslides, lawsuits against hatcheries, and a pesticide dump cover-up.

Environmental Update

OPB |Feb. 27, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: We've got a round-up of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.

Environmental Update On Oil-By-Rail In the Northwest

OPB |Jan. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Increasingly, trains are carrying crude oil across the Northwest. After derailments in other places, lawmakers are asking for more information and better safety standards.

Wind Energy Tax Credit Expires

OPB |Jan. 03, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll explore the effect of the expiration of the federal wind energy tax credit, and the role that subsidies play in energy production more broadly.

Second Megaload of Oil Refinery Equipment Hits The Road

OPB |Dec. 24, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: The trucking company hauling massive oil refinery equipment across Eastern Oregon is gearing up for protests along the way.

Talking Business

OPB |Dec. 16, 2013 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: In our regular business update, we'll discuss the labor deal at the Port of Portland, federal money for NuScale, and more.

Control Shifts At BPA After Hiring Scandal

OPB |Oct. 25, 2013 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: The Department of Energy is taking control of personnel decisions at the Bonneville Power Administration after a hiring scandal.

Inspector General's Report Blasts Bonneville Power Administration

July 17, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Department of Energy's Office of Inspector General released a report that blasts the BPA for hiring practices and retaliating against whistle-blowers. 

Increasing Incentives for Energy Efficiciency

June 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A new Oregon State University study finds an emphasis on renewable energy overshadows the financial and environmental benefits of energy efficiency.

Environmental News Round-Up

May 28, 2013 12:20 p.m.

We'll talk with David Steves and Ashley Ahearn, both of EarthFix, about some recent environmental headlines they've been following.

Environmental Update

Feb. 12, 2013 12:35 p.m.

We'll get an update from our Ecotrope blogger Cassandra Profita about the first formal assessment of the size and scope of Oregon's electric vehicle industry.

Gas Tax Alternative

June 18, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The Oregon Department of Transportation has a new pilot program to create a way to tax drivers of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids.

Environmental Update

May 08, 2012 9:30 a.m.

We'll get an update on the ongoing controversy surrounding the plan to remove Klamath River dams. 

Our Town: Lakeview

May 04, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The next stop in our Our Town series is Lakeview, OR.

Coos Bay LNG

March 28, 2012 9:06 a.m.

We'll get the latest on plans to build a liquified natural gas terminal in Coos Bay.

U.S. Imposes Tariffs on China

March 22, 2012 9:06 a.m.

This week, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it will impose tariffs on Chinese-made solar products.

Environmental Update

Oct. 17, 2011 9:50 a.m.

EarthFix reporter Courtney Flatt updates us on energy and resource projects in the Northwest.

Environmental Update

Sept. 26, 2011 9:50 a.m.

Earthfix Editor, David Steves, talks about the removal of two dams in Washington and future dam removals in the Northwest. 

Environmental Update

Sept. 13, 2011 9:30 a.m.

We'll get an environmental update from OPB's Ecotrope blogger, Cassandra Profita about the future of sustainable energy sources in Oregon. 

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