The Coast

The Coast
Wave energy projects face challenges
June 2007
Friday, June 01, 2007

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Now that the backslapping in Salem over this year’s renewable energy bill has died down, here’s the real news about wave energy: It’s going to be at least five years before the state discovers which, if any, of the seven much-touted wave energy projects are viable.

 

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BROOKINGS
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

{safe_alt_text}Rio Tinto Minerals, parent company of U.S. Borax, has donated 10 acres to the Southwestern Oregon Community College.

 

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LNG terminals ignite a statewide controversy
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

LNG1.gifLiquid natural gas is a story, like so many in an energy-fixated world, that begins and ends with demand. Not just a demand for cleaner, cheaper or more sustainable, but a demand for more. More for Europe. More for Asia. A whole lot more for North America.

 

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Salmon season brings hope to Oregon’s southern fleet
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

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Mike Blank, harbormaster at the Port of Brookings Harbor, sums it up this way: “We finally got some relief.”

 

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Curry County loses leisure, retail jobs
April 2007
Sunday, April 01, 2007

{safe_alt_text}Curry County lost 50 jobs in 2006, a 0.7% decline. Since the mid-1990s, the county had only one other annual decline, a 1.1% drop in 2002, followed by job growth between 2.4% and 4.7% during the next three years.

 

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