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EnerG2 raises $9.4M

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

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

Organic food store coming to Salem

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

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

Job market looking alive

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

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

PTC extension helps sustainable Oregon businesses

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