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Energy
— November 2019 Issue —
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IN THIS ISSUE
Governor’s Wildfire Council Delivers Long And Pricey List Of Recommendations
BY TED SICKINGER | THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE | NOVEMBER 13, 2019
The $4 billion cost of acting now to mitigate Oregon’s growing wildfire problems may seem eye-popping, but it’s a bargain compared to potential costs if the state fails to deal with the problem, according to a new report from a wildfire council appointed by Gov. Kate Brown.
OREGON UPDATE
Feds Issue Final Environmental Analysis Of Jordan Cove Natural Gas Export Project In Coos Bay
TED SICKINGER | THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE | NOVEMBER 15, 2019
The proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas terminal and its 230-mile feeder pipeline in southern Oregon would have some adverse and significant impacts on both Coos Bay and on 18 threatened and endangered species, according to staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
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Changes Coming To Oregon Vehicle Fees In 2020
BY CHELSEA HUNT | KDRV | NOVEMBER 14, 2019
The changes to Oregon vehicle registration, title and trip permit fees will take effect Jan. 1, 2020, as part of 'Keep Oregon Moving,' a major transportation funding program.
Southern Oregon Turns Out To Weigh In On Controversial LNG Project
BY JES BURNS | OPB | JUNE 26, 2019
A sense of deja vu permeated a hearing Wednesday in Medford, where opponents and supporters of the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project gave testimony to federal regulators.
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Three Solar Projects Will Boost Clean Energy Effort
BY TONY BOOM | MAIL TRIBUNE | OCTOBER 15, 2019
“Solar’s Got Talent” is the name given by an Oregon clean energy co-op for a collaboration with three Talent institutions that obtained $149,656 in state grants to help construct solar arrays with battery backups.
Eastern Oregon May Be Home To Renewable Energy Project
BY JAMIE PARFITT | KDRV | FEBRUARY 18, 2019
Portland General Electric is making plans to build the nation's first large-scale renewable energy project that combines wind turbines, solar panels and battery storage, according to a news report.
Grange Co-Op Offers Prizes For FFA Canned Food Drive
At the November 5 First Tuesdays Pub Talk, Ben Truwe - Local Historian, Southern Oregon Historical Society Volunteer, and majordomo of the massive Southern Oregon History Revised website - takes you on a journey back in time to 1960s Southern Oregon.
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Member FYI - The Pregnancy Center
The Pregnancy Center is a local, non-profit organization serving women in unexpected pregnancies in our community.
Preparing For The Holidays At Harry & David
If you ever imagined what Santa’s workshop looks like, you probably think of a building bustling with people, activity, treats and holiday spirit. Medford’s own Harry & David®, cradled in the arms of the heart of the Rogue Valley, is nothing short of a real-life Santa’s workshop.
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Featuring the best in member specials for food, drinks, dining & entertainment.
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In Honor Of Veterans Day, Merkley, Brown, Reed, Van Hollen Introduce Legislation To Extend Critical Financial Protections For Servicemembers To Veterans And Consumers
WASHINGTON, DC – Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the Senate Banking Committee, Jack Reed (D-RI), Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), today introduced legislation...
Medford Based Company Watching CA Power Shutoffs
MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of thousands of people were without power today as Pacific Gas and Electric company implement a public safety power shutoff in Northern and Central California. Medford based company Pacific Retirement Services is watching what’s happening in California closely. The company owns and operates a retirement home in Napa —The Meadows in Napa Valley.
Kriselle Cellars
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PRESS RELEASE | NOVEMBER 2019
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Renewable And Alternative Energy
RUSS KUHN | GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY | NOVEMBER 2019
Renewable and alternative energy sources have been a popular topic of conversation over the past few years. Politicians, environmental scientists and activists alike have been urging the public to embrace them in an effort to save our planet. While most people have heard about their benefits, not all can distinguish their differences.
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Execution Framework And Goals (The Execution Series, Part 3 Of 4)
Brick by brick, we’re building a process by which you set big, inspiring goals, and then hit them, year after year. The effect of these goals and successes on your organization is nothing short of astonishing if you haven’t seen it before.
JOHN LAMY | LAMY CONSULTING | NOVEMBER 2019
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Black Flag Armory
Changing the way you think of the firearm industry through education and excellent service.
FEATURED ARTICLES
Southern Oregon Turns Out To Weigh In On Controversial LNG Project
A sense of deja vu permeated a hearing Wednesday in Medford, where opponents and supporters of the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project gave testimony to federal regulators.
BY JES BURNS | OPB | JUNE 26, 2019
Three Solar Projects Will Boost Clean Energy Effort
BY TONY BOOM | MAIL TRIBUNE | OCTOBER 15, 2019
“Solar’s Got Talent” is the name given by an Oregon clean energy co-op for a collaboration with three Talent institutions that obtained $149,656 in state grants to help construct solar arrays with battery backups.
Energy and the Economy: November 2019 Forum Review
Attendees of the November Forum received an in-depth economic forecast from Dr. Grant Forsyth, Chief Economist for Avista. With a presentation titled, “Economic Outlook: It’s Complicated”, Forsyth foreshadowed the complexities of the current and future states of the economy.
REBECCA SCOTT | SPONSORED BY AVISTA CORP |NOVEMBER 18, 2019
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