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Dec 6, 2012 at 4:52 PM
Oregon's stalled effort to reduce greenhouse gases from cars and trucks could get new life soon, as the state pushes for a new pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers and the Legislature prepares to take a fresh look at the program.
Sep 27, 2012 at 1:18 PM
The fields south of Portland are an ideal place to grow canola that can be pressed to extract oil for food or renewable fuel. But you won't find any canola here. It was banned from the Willamette Valley to protect the delicate vegetable seeds from...
Sep 16, 2012 at 9:40 AM
A new interactive artwork opening in Philadelphia will make light of your words, but it's probably not what you think.
May 21, 2012 at 8:56 AM
When Dan Fitzsimmons looks across the Susquehanna River and sees the flares of Pennsylvania gas wells, he thinks bitterly of the riches beneath his own land locked up by the heated debate that has kept hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, out of New York.
Apr 20, 2012 at 9:13 AM
The European Union parliament on Friday condemned Argentina's move to seize control of the YPF division of Spanish oil and gas company Repsol and demanded that EU takes action against Buenos Aires at the World Trade Organization.
Mar 15, 2012 at 8:03 AM
They have a reputation for being environmentally minded do-gooders. But an academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today's young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources - and often...
Jan 12, 2012 at 5:00 AM
Central Oregon businesses say they're willing to spend a little more to ensure their distribution systems are environmentally friendly.
Jul 3, 2011 at 11:59 AM
Dubai-based Neutral Fuels announced Sunday that it had reached a deal to convert used vegetable oil from McDonald's outlets in the UAE into 100 percent biodiesel to power the fast food giant's delivery trucks across the Gulf country.
Apr 1, 2011 at 3:01 PM
The amount of biodiesel blended into diesel fuel in Oregon has increased to 5 percent.
Jan 24, 2011 at 6:34 PM
Judge: 'there was plenty of evidence' | A father and son convicted of planting a bomb that killed two Oregon police officers said Monday they're innocent and did not receive fair trials, moments before a judge sentenced both to death.
Dec 22, 2010 at 12:36 PM
A jury has handed down death sentences for a man and his son who were convicted of planting a bomb that killed two Oregon police officers
Dec 8, 2010 at 11:43 AM
A father and son who authorities say loved their guns and hated President Barack Obama were convicted Wednesday of planting a bank bomb that killed two police officers and maimed a third in 2008.
Oct 27, 2010 at 8:11 AM
The forest green algae bubbling in a stainless steel fermenting tank in a suburban warehouse may look like primordial pond scum, but it is a promising new source of domestically produced fuels being tested on the nation's jets and warships.
Oct 12, 2010 at 9:21 AM
The shop used by two men on trial in a Woodburn bank bombing appeared to have been cleaned up not long before it was searched, a member of the Salem police bomb squad testified Monday.
Jul 16, 2010 at 8:35 AM
The once-popular ethanol industry is scrambling to hold onto billions of dollars in government subsidies, fighting an increasing public skepticism of the corn-based fuel and wariness from lawmakers who may divert the money to other priorities.