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|Saturday, July 01, 2006|
A CLEAN POWER REVOLUTION [June] pointed out missed opportunities for Oregon to be a world leader in clean energy but overlooked one of the most promising of all. Removing excess woody biomass from overstocked federal forests would not only restore forest health and habitat and reduce fire danger, it also would provide a source of renewable energy and help revitalize rural economies. Oregon’s governor and two senators have called for such a strategy, and leaders of the Oregon Business Council, the Nature Conservancy, the Oregon departments of energy and forestry and the forest sector are pursuing this. It is an opportunity that should not be missed.
Mike Cloughesy, director of forestry
Dawn R. Kosinski, CPA
Bill Christie, operations manager
Reed Daugherity, assistant dean
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER
Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JENNIFER MARGULIS
Don Gentry navigates Klamath Basin water rights.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Oregon is known for its green-minded citizens, and many workers are attracted to firms and organizations that practice green, not just pay lip service to it.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY SOPHIA BENNETT
Tillamook expands its tourism niche.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
With the increasing retirements of Baby Boomers, a massive real estate shift has created a significant increase in demand for NNN properties. The result? Increased demand has triggered higher prices and lower yields.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
BY ANDREA DURBIN | OB GUEST BLOGGER
Last week, the Obama administration took an important and welcomed step in the effort to protect the health and well-being of all Oregonians by limiting carbon pollution from existing power plants.
Friday, June 06, 2014
BY KATIE AUSBURGER | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
How to build a hipster-friendly work environment.
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