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Regulators Discuss New Plans For Nuclear Waste At Hanford

Federal and state energy regulators will hold back-to-back meetings in Portland on Tuesday for a proposal to reclassify some of the high-level nuclear waste at the Hanford Site in Washington.

Environment | Food | Science | Energy | Health

Good News For 'Green' Brews: Consumers Say They'll Pay More For Sustainable Beer

More than 1,000 U.S. beer drinkers surveyed say they would pay about $1.30 more for a six-pack of beer if it was produced at a brewery that invests in water conservation or solar power.

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Opponents Say Portland Clean Energy Measure Could Cost More Than Originally Thought

Opponents of Portland’s gross receipts tax measure say the initiative could actually cost Portland residents more than initially expected. Proponents aren't buying it.

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Gov. Kate Brown Wants Environmental Rules Upheld In Oregon When Feds Roll Them Back

If passed, the Oregon Environmental Protection Act would solidify a statewide policy opposing environmental deregulation.

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What You Need To Know About Portland Clean Energy Measure 26-201

Measure 26-201 would levy a 1 percent tax on revenue large retailers make in Portland to fund renewable energy projects and job training.

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Trump Administration Eases Regulation Of Methane Leaks On Public Lands

The proposal to reduce limits on methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public land is the latest move to roll back Obama-era climate regulations.

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California Sets Goal Of 100 Percent Clean Electric Power By 2045

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill mandating that ambitious goal on Monday. He also issued an executive order calling for statewide carbon neutrality by the same year.

World | Business | Energy

In Germany, Construction Has Begun On Controversial New Russian Gas Pipeline

Construction began in May on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will enable Russia to boost its natural gas exports to Europe. President Trump has warned that it will make Germany "captive to Russia."

World | Technology | Science | Energy

A 55-Square-Mile Wind Farm Is Now Operating Off England's Shore

The owners say it's the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Each of its 87 turbines stands more than twice as tall as the entire Statue of Liberty.

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What Happens When A.I. Takes The Wheel?

In his new book Autonomy, Larry Burns, formerly with General Motors, argues that self-driving, electric cars are inevitable. In an interview with NPR, he addresses the now — and the future.


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