Energy and Environment

The Great Divide

Depending on whom you ask, the fight over cap and trade represents the rural-urban divide or the inability of lawmakers to compromise. The real tension, however, lies in the business community as it sorts out who pollutes, who pays and what it means to do business in Oregon.

Keep On Trucking

Jana Jarvis, president of the Oregon Trucking Associations, discusses why trucking jobs are not going away because of automation, and what the group is doing to attract young people to the profession.

The Maverick Who Stopped Cap and Trade

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson was the decisive Democratic vote that killed cap and trade in Oregon. The Multnomah County Democrat insists she’s still on the right side of history.

Hard Charging

New regulation, grassroots demands and technological innovation are transforming the way electricity is generated in the West. Can Oregon emerge as a leader?

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