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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.

Mentor Graphics renominates only one of Icahn's directors

Mentor Graphics renominated only one of the three board members that Carl Icahn nominated to the company's board last year.

AT&T closing Portland call center

AT&T Mobility will close a Portland call center this summer, cutting 86 jobs.

Clackamas County, Milwaukie reach sewer agreement

Clackamas County and Milwaukie have reached a tentative agreement on a new 25-year sewer contract.

Wetlands set aside for threatened species

Managers of an Eagle Point vernal pool habitat are practicing strategic grazing to balance the needs of grazing cattle and threatened fairy shrimp.

Solar tariffs may be a job killer

Domestic solar manufacturers tout import tariffs on Chinese solar cells as a job creator, but some analysts say the opposite may be true.