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Dorena hydro project just may be water over the dam

By: Christian Wihtol The Register Guard COTTAGE GROVE — Dreams of clean energy from a new hydroelectric plant on Dorena Dam have turned into a financial nightmare for the project owner and the plant’s general contractor, new legal filings show. … Read on 

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Oregon data centers win praise from Greenpeace, a former skeptic

By: Mike Rogoway The Oregonian Data centers are huge, hulking industrial operations – remote warehouses packed with thousands of computers. They use as much electricity as small cities to store our e-mails, photos and Facebook updates, and to keep their … Read on 

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River Be Dammed

Profits vs. fish on the North Umpqua By: Ted Taylor Eugene Weekly Some 65 dams came down for various reasons in the U.S. in 2012, according to National Geographic, and Oregon rivers are averaging three or four intentional dam breaches a … Read on 

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Hydropower dam removal ramps up in the Northwest this Fall

By Scott Learn The Oregonian Dam removal picks up steam in the Northwest this fall with the removal of two dams on the Olympic Peninsula’s Elwha River and the Condit Dam in the Columbia River Gorge. Activists are hoping for … Read on 

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