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Entries from November 25th, 2009

Economic and revenue forecast

November 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon state economist declares recession over (The Oregonian, November 20, 2009) Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis

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Oregon higher ed crisis?

November 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · University System

Frohnmayer urges higher ed overhaul (The Register-Guard, November 19, 2009) Frohnmayer: make Oregon universities public corporations (The Oregonian, November 19, 2009) Coming crisis in college completion [PDF] (2009) Oregon University System, Office of the Chancellor

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Population report

November 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Portland State University

Oregon’s 2009 population growth was the slowest of the past decade, study shows (The Oregonian, November 19, 2009) Oregon population report (annual) Portland State University, Center for Population Research and Census

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Environmental study of drinking water

November 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Tap water beats bottled in Oregon environmental study (The Oregonian, November 19, 2009) Life cycle assessment of drinking water systems : bottle water, tap water, and home/office water delivery [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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Seismic vulnerability of Oregon bridges

November 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Highway Division

If Oregon sees another big one, bridge and road failures will lock the region up (The Oregonian, November 17, 2009) Seismic vulnerability of Oregon State Highway bridges: mitigation strategies to reduce major mobility risks [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Domestic violence and the workplace

November 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Employers often reluctant to deal with domestic violence that spills into workplace (The Oregonian, November 13, 2009) The truth about domestic violence and the workplace: what employers should know, why employers should care [PDF] (2007) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Technical Assistance for Employers

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Laser-based terrain maps of Oregon

November 18th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Laser-based terrain maps show Oregon in detail (The Oregonian, 11/8/09) Lidar mosaic imagery of the Portland basin, Oregon and Washington [PDF – 25 mb] (2009) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Gold Ray Dam fish counts

November 18th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Loss of dam means loss of live counts (Mail Tribune, 11/9/09) Gold Ray Dam Counting Station, Rogue River : fish counts (monthly report) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Indoor smoking ban

November 18th, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Study shows most Oregon bars are now smokefree (The Oregonian, 11/12/09) Indoor clean air act compliance study report [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Tobacco Education and Prevention Program

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