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Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2014

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

BPA Moving Forward After Hiring Scandal

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2014

FRIDAY: The Bonneville Power Administration is looking towards the future after a hiring scandal that went public a year ago.

Wind Energy Tax Credit Expires

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2014

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.

Environmental News Round-Up

OPB | Broadcast: May 28, 2013

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

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2011

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

Washing Out Wind?

OPB | Broadcast: April 19, 2011

The Bonneville Power Administration may ask wind companies to cut back on energy generation to allow the grid to absorb an excess of hydro power.

A Mighty Wind in Union County

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 12, 2010

What's Oregon's business climate like for wind energy development?

What Wind Means for the Gorge

OPB | Broadcast: May 31, 2010

What economic changes will multiple wind energy projects bring to the Columbia River Gorge?

Urban Turbines

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 20, 2009

What are the advantages and drawbacks of wind power on a small scale?

Powerful Combination

OPB | Broadcast: May 14, 2009

What will it take to integrate wind and hydro power in order to get the most out of these resources?

Main Street Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: May 13, 2009

How important is a vital downtown to a rural economy?

Blowin' in the Wind

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2008

What impact will the expansion of the wind energy industry have in Oregon?