Only one of the three private companies providing electricity to one-third of Oregonians got a passing grade on plans to shift to clean energy.
By Alex Baumhardt - Oregon Capital Chronicle
A ballot measure passed in November to remove slavery from Oregon’s constitution began as a project led by inmates and students in a Willamette University class.
A combination of federal and state funding this year helped to promote electric vehicles, renewable energy projects and environmental protections.
A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit brought by three industry groups.
The Elliott State Forest will no longer be logged to fund Oregon’s public schools but will be a research forest studied for management and conservation.
The Secretary of State’s Office said the commission in charge of Oregon’s 17 community colleges needs to improve student achievement and access.
Following California’s lead, Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission voted to end the sale of new fully gas-powered vehicles in 2035.
Oregon students pay disproportionately high tuition, hindering enrollment and depriving the economy of trained professionals in key sectors.
The Port of Morrow will invest more than $150 million in treating wastewater to reduce nitrogen levels and to limit where and when it is applied to farmland.
OSU professor awarded $3 million federal grant to produce a sustainable battery without scarce metals
An OSU professor wants to produce a long-lasting battery that doesn’t use lithium, cobalt or nickel and that might store more energy than current batteries like those used in electric vehicles.