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EnerG2 raises $9.4M

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Friday, January 04, 2013

High-performance battery company EnerG2 announced $9.4M in new funding, which will help it to manufacture batteries at its Albany plant.

 

Dungeness crab season disappointing so far

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Friday, January 04, 2013

The Oregon Dungeness crab season has gotten off to a disappointing start.

 

Organic food store coming to Salem

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Friday, January 04, 2013

The quickly-growing organic foods retailer Natural Grocers plans to open a Salem store by June. The company currently has 60 stores in 12 states.

 

Gas prices skyrocketed in 2012

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Friday, January 04, 2013

People paid more at the gas pump overall in 2012 than any other time in history.

 

Job market looking alive

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Friday, January 04, 2013

The latest U.S. job market reports indicate that layoffs fell, unemployment stayed low, and private hiring rose.

 

State officials propose mileage tax for fuel efficient vehicles

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Thursday, January 03, 2013

Oregon officials are proposing an alternative tax for drivers of efficient or electric vehicles instead of gasoline taxes.

 

PTC extension helps sustainable Oregon businesses

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Thursday, January 03, 2013

Congress approved a one-year extension of the federal Production Tax Credit, a key incentive for Oregon wind energy developers.

 
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