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5 Things To Know About The Push To Repeal Oregon's Clean Fuels Bill

OPB/EarthFix | June 24, 2015 9:45 p.m. | Portland

Oregon lawmakers are considering a $343.5 million transportation package that would repeal the clean fuels requirement signed into law earlier this year. Here are five things to know about this proposal.

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Politics Get Complicated Over Oregon Transportation Funding

OPB | May 18, 2015 12:20 p.m.

The end of the legislative session is not far off, but Oregon lawmakers are struggling to find common ground on funding transportation infrastructure.

Energy | Environment

Oregon House Sends Clean Fuels Bill To Governor

OPB | March 4, 2015 5 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon House narrowly approves a controversial bill  extending a state effort to reduce carbon emissions from transportation fuels. It now goes to Gov. Kate Brown.

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Full Speed Ahead For Low Carbon Fuel Bill

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The clean energy bill is moving quickly through the Oregon legislature, despite its association with the Cyliva Hayes-John Kitzahber ethics scandal.

Energy | Environment | Ecotrope

Oregon Senate Votes To End Clean Fuels Program In 2015

Ecotrope | July 8, 2013 8:48 a.m.

Legislators voted against Senate Bill 488, which would have lifted the 2015 sunset on the Oregon Clean Fuels Program.

Land | Ecotrope

Environment Bills To Watch In Oregon

Ecotrope | Feb. 4, 2013 1:35 a.m.

As the Oregon legislative session convenes this week, lawmakers face a long list of bills that take on environmental issues. The list includes proposals for a statewide plastic bag ban, a tax on carbon, a tax break for biodiesel made from used cooking oil, and a buffer zone around food waste composting facilities.

Transportation | Ecotrope

New Group Opposes Oregon's Clean Fuels Plan

Ecotrope | Dec. 3, 2012 2:42 a.m.

More than a dozen fuel users groups and business organizations are uniting to oppose new rules for cleaner fuels in Oregon.