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Oregon pursues greenhouse gas rules

Oregon is pursuing two rule changes that would reduce greenhouse gases.

PGE vetoes initial coal export terminal proposal

Portland General Electric rejected an initial proposal for a coal export terminal at the Port of St. Helens.

Last of Sunwest sites to be sold at auction

Seventeen properties once controlled by Salem-based Sunwest Management are part of a real estate auction this month.

OSU, UC Davis form partnership

Economists at Oregon State University and University of California Davis formed the Partnership for Agricultural and Resource Policy Research.

Biggest jobless claims drop in 3 months

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by the most in three months.

China plans more solar subsidies

The Chinese government plans to further subsidize its solar industry, which  will hurt U.S. manufacturers even more.

BPA orders first wind shutdown of the season

The Bonneville Power Administration ordered the temporary shutdown of wind farms twice in recent days due to a surplus of power from hydroelectric dams.