PacifiCorp Plan To Move Away From Coal Exposes Deep Divide Among Western States
PacifiCorp’s new plan to cut coal and ramp up renewables has to bridge the gulf between Rocky Mountain states that produce and burn coal and West Coast states that are disowning it.
Portland-Based PacifiCorp Releases Plan To Cut Coal Power And Add Renewables
On Thursday, PacifiCorp released a 20-year plan for delivering power across six Western states that cuts back on coal and adds renewable wind and solar power.
Longview Coal Export Backers Sue Washington Over Permit Denial
Backers of a coal export terminal proposed in Southwest Washington are suing state regulators over their denial of a key permit needed to build the project.
Reviving Black Diamond's Coal Mine In Seattle's Green Shadow
Coal mining could be coming back in the Northwest to an old coal mine in southeast King County.
Rejection For Longview Project Spells Doom For Coal Exports Through The Northwest
The Washington Department of Ecology today denied a permit for a proposal to build North America’s largest coal export terminal in Longview.
PacifiCorp Looks To Expand Wind Energy As Coal Plants Retire
PacifiCorp is moving forward with a 20-year plan that reduces its use of coal-fired power while expanding investments in wind energy.
Puget Sound Coal Port Backers Pause Environmental Review
The environmental review for what could be the largest coal export terminal in the country appears to have been put on hold.
Oregon’s Top Utility Regulator Resigns
Oregon’s top regulator of power companies announced her resignation Friday in a letter to Gov. Kate Brown.
News Roundtable: March 18 | Explaining "Coal-Free" Power | Oregonians In D.C.
We analyze some of the top stories this week with our news roundtable, explore how Oregon's "coal-free power" law will unfold, and hear the voices of some Oregonians who have relocated to Washington D.C.
Oregon Poised To Be 1st State To Cut Ties With Coal-Fired Power
One of the last actions Oregon lawmakers took before adjourning Thursday was passing a landmark bill that aims to cut the state's ties with coal.