The Coast

The Coast
State slams FERC’s LNG approval
October 2008
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

BradwoodLandingIn mid September, federal officials approved a controversial liquid natural gas project located on the Columbia River and in doing so set the stage for a potential legal battle between the state of Oregon and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

 

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Economy sinks wave energy momentum
September 2008
Monday, September 01, 2008

The credit crunch — Oregon’s current fiscal bugbear — can now be blamed for one more thing: a downturn in wave-energy projects.

 

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Rail fight gets hotter
September 2008
Monday, September 01, 2008

The battle over the Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad is turning into a full-bore train wreck as the conflict jumps from Oregon to Washington, D.C, and back.

 

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A below-par spring in Tillamook County
August 2008
Friday, August 01, 2008

0808OEDchart1.gifEmployment in Tillamook County was about 100 jobs below year-ago levels in early 2008 due largely to weakness in retail trade and leisure and hospitality.

 

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Vote, then no vote for FERC’s decision on LNG
August 2008
Friday, August 01, 2008

In a move that surprised both proponents and opponents of a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal near Astoria, the federal agency charged with approving the facility decided in early July — months earlier than expected — to make a ruling on the project.

 

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