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|Thursday, January 26, 2012|
ZeaChem announced a $232.5 million loan guarantee to help finance a planned larger facility in Boardman.
The 25-million-gallon-per-year facility has been discussed by the company for several months. It would be built adjacent to Colorado-based ZeaChem's demonstration-sized biorefinery which just started up operations this month. That facility has a 250,000-gallon-per-year capacity.
ZeaChem's efforts in Boardman have been well-funded by the federal government. The company landed $12 million of a $40 million USDA grant awarded for biofuels research in September. The plant has also benefited from stimulus funding and, from the state of Oregon, a Business Energy Tax Credit benefit.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The refugee crisis has put immigration and border issues on the front burner, in Europe and at home. In Oregon, attitudes toward illegal immigration haven’t changed dramatically since 2006.
Friday, November 20, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN
Thursday, October 08, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
Based on several metrics, Oregon has one of the lowest performing K-12 education systems in the country. Teacher compensation is part of the problem.
Monday, September 28, 2015
BY GARY FISH
Over the years, many mentors have taught me lessons that have helped shape the way I view the world of work and our business.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
“What we’ve seen traditionally over the past few decades is a reduction of short line railroads. This is a rare opportunity to see a line being opened.”
Monday, September 28, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN
To attract technology companies, the U.S. Bancorp Tower repositions itself as open, light and playful.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER
Molly Rogers believes she has found the solution to excessively syrupy cocktail mixes. She first just needs people to understand her product isn’t foliage.
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The Salem Convention Center has capped its tenth anniversary year by earning the prestigious “Best of the Best 2015” award from NW Meetings & Events magazine. Selected as the Best Convention/Conference Venue in Oregon by meeting and event planners from Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, the Salem Convention Center ranked above the Oregon Convention Center and the Portland Art Museum.
The Oregon Cooperative Hall of Fame honors individuals for their outstanding contributions to the successful building and operation of Oregon agricultural cooperatives.
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