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Amazon Makes 'Climate Pledge' As Workers Plan Walkout

Amazon's plans include being carbon-neutral by 2040 and buying 100,000 electric delivery vans. It faced outcry from workers, hundreds of whom planned to join the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

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Houthi Drone Strikes Disrupt Almost Half Of Saudi Oil Exports

The attacks on oil facilities by the Iran-backed Yemeni rebels sent large plumes of smoke into the air, the trails visible from space, and impacted an estimated production of 5 million barrels a day.

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Offshore Wind Energy Looks More Promising for Oregon

Falling costs have green energy advocates once again eyeing the waters of Oregon's South Coast as a site for possible offshore wind projects.

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Cowlitz County Affirms Methanol Plant Following Environmental Study

A proposed methanol plant in southwest Washington is one step closer to state approval. In a letter sent Wednesday, Cowlitz County affirmed its decision to grant shoreline permits to the project. 

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T. Boone Pickens, Iconic Oil Tycoon, Dead At 91

The legendary energy executive, whose name symbolized big oil, died Wednesday at age 91. He founded the company that became Mesa Petroleum and later began a hedge fund focused on energy investments.

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Oregon Ethanol Facility A Step Closer To Shipping Oil Along Columbia River

A lower Columbia River ethanol facility in Clatskanie, Oregon, is a step closer to winning approval to use its renewable fuel equipment in a crude oil shipment operation.

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Portland Oil Terminal Looks To Pipe Biofuels

Zenith Energy says it wants to add renewable fuels and "a liquid intermediate" to the list of products it handles at its crude oil terminal in Portland.

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Study: Proposed Kalama Methanol Refinery Won't Increase Global Emissions

A new report released by the Port of Kalama and Cowlitz County says a proposed methanol refinery will not increase greenhouse emissions but local environmentalists do not agree.

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Proposed EPA Rules Could Limit State And Tribal Power To Block Infrastructure Projects

Proposed EPA rules would limit state's authority to regulate water quality. That could restrict their ability to block energy projects because of pollution concerns.

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EPA Aims To Roll Back Limits On Methane Emissions From Oil And Gas Industry

"This would be a huge step backward," said one environmental advocate. "It would cause greatly increased pollution." The Trump administration says it will help the oil and gas industry save money.