The Covanta Marion facility in Brooks.

Oregon’s only municipal waste incinerator may soon be subject to more study and stricter regulations. The 36-year-old burner, located north of Salem in Brooks, previously operated as a partnership between Marion County and New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corp. In July 2021, Marion County left the partnership. It now pays CovantaContinue Reading

Oregon candidates for governor answer climate change questions

We sent each of the candidates six questions on where their priorities lie when it comes to environmental issues and climate change. PORTLAND, Ore. — With 10 days before ballots are due, we wanted to check with the candidates vying to be Oregon’s next Governor about where they stand onContinue Reading

Oregon Business - SOU’s Entrepreneurial Revenue Model: An Alternative to Endless Tuition Hikes

Public universities traditionally rely on tuition and state funding for revenue, presenting an intrinsic dilemma: as funding drops, tuition increases to make up for the loss. Southern Oregon University (SOU) is moving to replace tradition with entrepreneurship, opting for a business model that cultivates industry partnerships to expand the school’sContinue Reading