Hanford Gets MOXY?


With the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex fresh in their minds, about 100 people filled a hotel ballroom last night to question a small group of engineers and government officials in charge of cleaning up the Hanford nuclear reservation. "State of the Hanford Site" meetings like last night's at the Red Lion Hotel in North Portland are held once a year by the three government agencies ...   More
Friday, April 1, 2011 NATHAN GILLES

Release of Oregon Energy Department Investigation File Delayed Again

John Kroger

The long saga of the Oregon Department of Justice's investigation into contracting practices at the Oregon Department of Energy has gotten even longer.First, a recap: DOJ began an investigation last August into whether ODOE employees had improperly steered a $60,000 subcontract to a Bend renewable energy consulting firm run by Cylvia Hayes, the longtime companion of Gov. John Kitzhaber. At the time ...   More
Thursday, March 31, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

John Q. Public

Records issues put spotlight on Kroger.

Attorney General John Kroger is pushing the most ambitious rewrite of Oregon’s Public Records Law in three decades. But one aspect of his legislation may get him crosswise with Treasurer Ted Wheeler, a fellow Democrat and political rival.   More
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

State and Feds Probe Oregon Contract with Kitzhaber's Girlfriend

WW has learned from three sources that the Oregon Department of Justice is investigating one or more contracts involving the embattled Oregon Department of Energy and 3EStrategies, a Bend-based renewable energy consulting firm. The investigation by Attorney General John Kroger's office is potentially fraught with political implications because the CEO of 3EStrategies is Cylvia Hayes, the long-time ...   More
Monday, August 23, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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