While the majority of Oregon’s electric power comes from Hydropower, the city of Portland continues to be powered mostly by coal from the Boardman power plant.
Earlier this week, Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality held of Oregon held public hearings on whether to re-issue permits to Portland General Electric to maintain the Boardman Power plant.
At hearings in Portland and Boardman, the Department of Environmental Quality announced that the comment period has been extended until July twenty-third.
Here’s an excerpt of public comments made at the Portland hearing.
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