Earlier this month, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed landmark legislation pushing Oregon's two biggest utilities companies off of coal and into renewable energy. How's that actually going to happen? We talk to representatives from Portland General Electric and Pacific Power to find out.
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.
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THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost.
TUESDAY: The trucking company hauling massive oil refinery equipment across Eastern Oregon is gearing up for protests along the way.