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A proposed energy storage project in the Columbia Basin is drawing concern from bird advocates. They’re worried new water ponds could attract eagles that could then be struck by nearby wind turbines.
The Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog has found $124,000 in improper travel expenses by former administrator Scott Pruitt. It suggests the agency find a way to recover those costs.
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An Oregon company plans a new kind of nuclear power plant that many consider the future of the industry. It's smaller, cheaper and could work well with renewable energy.
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Researchers compared data from fall 2010 — before the companies made inroads in the city — and fall 2016. They found that the companies are to blame for more than half of a big increase in traffic.
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The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, site of the nation's worst nuclear accident, will shut down by the end of September. Backers failed to secure subsidies to keep the plant operating.
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Oregon environmental regulators delivered a blow to the Jordan Cove energy export project on Oregon's south coast, saying the liquefied natural gas project doesn't meet water quality standards.
The Interior secretary touted the revised rules as eliminating "unnecessary regulatory burdens while maintaining safety." But environmental groups said the move demonstrates oil industry influence.
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission estimates that Jordan Cove would account for more than 4% of the state’s total allowed greenhouse gas under Oregon's 2020 emission reduction goals.