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|Wednesday, January 04, 2012|
The U.S. Department of the Interior approved a crucial part in the development of a wind farm on Steens Mountain in Harney County.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar gave a green light to the North Steens Transmission Line Project, a 44-mile power line to carry power from a proposed wind power project on the north side of Steens Mountain to the electrical transmission grid.
The Echanis Wind Energy Project, proposed by Vancouver, Wash.-based Columbia Energy Partners on private land near Diamond, would generate enough power for about 30,000 homes. The project is also expected to create 219 construction jobs, 16 permanent jobs and $4.5 million in property tax revenue.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.
Read more about the wind energy development from Oregon Business.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Oregon's roads are crumbling, and revenues from state and local gas taxes are not sufficient to pay for improvements. We asked readers if the private sector should help fund transportation maintenance and repairs. Research partner CFM Strategic Communications conducted the poll of 366 readers in February.
"I feel private enterprises are capable of operating at a higher efficiency than state government."
"This has been used in Oregon since the mid-1800s. It is not a new financing method. This form of financing may help Oregon close its infrastructure deficit by leveraging funds."
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
We asked readers how Obamacare has impacted their business.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Uncertainty in Greece and China, along with potential interest rate hikes mean investors are looking at the market and nervously questioning where they should be invested.
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY CHRIS NOBLE
Whether you're stepping out to work or onto the track, Pacific Northwest shoe companies have you covered.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Charlie Hales has long viewed sound urban planning as the route to salvation: social, economic and environmental. This week, the mayor's city design philosophy got the nod of approval from a bona fide spiritual authority, Pope Francis.
Friday, June 05, 2015
As temperatures in Oregon creep into the 90s this weekend, Oregonians' thoughts are turning to — summer baseball.
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