Georgia-Pacific isn't promising any increase in jobs at the mill. Up and running, the wind farm will employ eight people. And while Genentech says it might employ 300 within 10 years, it isn't guaranteeing anything.
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Gov. Ted Kulongoski proposed increasing the state's tax credit for energy efficiency and alternative fuels on Monday, an idea quickly seconded by Republican rival Ron Saxton.
Last week, state economic development officials approved a 15-year property tax break for a $193 million paper towel machine that Georgia-Pacific Corp. might install at its Wauna Mill complex near Westport..... The first time was in May, when the state approved a SIP agreement for a $141 million wind farm in Union County.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Utility executives say it could be costly and unnecessary to meet Gov. Ted Kulongoski's call for them to get 25 percent of their electricity from wind, solar and geothermal sources.