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Stiff Tariffs Imposed To Help U.S. Solar Panel Makers Compete

File photo of solar panels. The U.S. Commerce Department is imposing steep tariffs on imported panels from China and Taiwan after ruling they were unfairly undercutting prices for U.S. competitors.

by David Steves

The Obama administration delivers a trade war victory to the U.S. solar industry. The move is seen as a boost to an Oregon manufacturer.


Inslee Reveals Plan For Curbing Washington’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Dec. 17, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Congress Approves Nuclear History Park At Hanford

Dec. 15, 2014 | by Anna King

Oregon Agency Rejects Environmental Groups’ Petition Challenging Oil Trains Permit

Dec. 12, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Hearing On LNG Project In Southern Oregon Draws A Crowd

Dec. 12, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Seattle Billionaire Steps Into Coal Fight

Dec. 11, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Carbon Tax Could Cut Oregon Emissions With Little Economic Harm, Study Finds

Dec. 8, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Communities Asked For Input On Jordan Cove LNG Project

Dec. 5, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Oregon Proposes Tax Credit Rollback For Biomass

Dec. 1, 2014 | by Conrad Wilson

LNG Project On North Oregon Coast Ready For Public To Have Its Say

Nov. 28, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Oil Interests Fund ‘Astroturf’ Groups In Washington, Oregon

Nov. 21, 2014 | by Austin Jenkins

Hanford Watchdogs, Union Intend To Sue Feds Over Tank Vapors

Nov. 21, 2014 | by Anna King

Wash. Governor Ready For New Push To Put A Price On Carbon

Nov. 17, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Army Corps Of Engineers Opens Public Comment On Jordan Cove LNG Permit

Nov. 17, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Southern Oregon University Wants To Lead Pacific Northwest in Campus Biomass

Nov. 14, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Rogue Valley Residents Question University Biomass Proposal

Nov. 13, 2014 | by Jes Burns

Paying Wind Generators Not To Produce Power

Nov. 12, 2014 | by Liam Moriarty

Wyoming Coal Tour Goes On, Without Most Invited Tribes

Nov. 10, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Harm From LNG Project On Oregon Coast Could Be Offset, Report Says

Nov. 7, 2014 | by Jes Burns

A Salmon’s Journey Through Dams: Robotic Fish Tell All

Nov. 6, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Election Shifts Oregon Closer To Carbon Tax, Not So For Washington

Nov. 5, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn, Tony Schick

Washington Rail Safety Regulators Voice Concerns Over Oil Trains

Nov. 5, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Hundreds Turn Out For Olympia Oil Trains Hearing

Oct. 31, 2014 | by AP

4 Things To Know About The Columbia Generating Station Lawsuit

Oct. 30, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

SolarWorld To Expand, Add 200 Jobs At Hillsboro Plant

Oct. 30, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Transportation Officials Say 3,000 Rail Crossings In Washington Go Un-Inspected

Oct. 29, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

Legislation In Works For Oregon Herbicide Spraying

Oct. 27, 2014 | by Tony Schick

UW Receives $8 Million From Navy To Develop Tidal, Wave Energy

Oct. 24, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

BC Energy Minister Says US Has A Good Deal In Columbia River Treaty

Oct. 24, 2014 | by Jessica Robinson

Ashland City Council Passes Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution

Oct. 21, 2014 | by Jes Burns


Senate Panel Questions Ecology On Review Of Coal Terminal

by Ashley Ahearn

The Washington Legislature returned to Olympia this week, presenting the first opportunity for lawmakers to hold hearings on the Department of Ecology's decision last year to consider the climate-change footprint of exporting Wyoming and Montana coal to be burned in Asia.


Northwest Officials Receive Little Information On Oil-By-Rail Shipments


by Ashley Ahearn, Tony Schick

Northwesterners are paying attention to the fiery derailments hitting other parts of North America where the oil-by-rail boom is underway. State regulators here say they need more disclosure from railroad and oil companies to prepare for such oil-train mishaps.


EPA Proposes Standards For Cleaner Burning Wood Stoves

by Amelia Templeton

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new standards for wood stoves that would require manufacturers to build stoves that emit less soot and smoke.



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