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UO building to be one of only LEED science facilities

Science facilities have many sustainable design challenges considered hard to overcome, but the University of Oregon's Lewis Integrative Science Building is working to change that.

ZeaChem announces final phase of Boardman plant

ZeaChem formally announced construction of the final phase of its Boardman demonstration ethanol production plant.

Car sales up 6 percent

U.S. auto sales climbed 6% in March, boosted by the appeal of small cars.

Student loan debt threatens economic recovery

U.S. student loan debt has surpassed credit card and auto-loan debt, reaching over $1 trillion.

Portland considers selling toilets

The Portland City Council is considering a contract to market its public toilets to other cities.

Pacific Seafood settles suit

Pacific Seafood has settled a class action antitrust case filed by coastal fishermen, and the decision now awaits a judge's approval.

Coburg considering enterprise zone

Coburg city leaders are considering implementing an enterprise zone to lure businesses through tax breaks.