Legislative hearing set Tuesday at OSU on renewable energy


CORVALLIS - The Oregon Legislature's House Environment Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday (April 12) at Oregon State University to hear from experts on future and alternative energy sources.

This informational meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 2 p.m. in OSU's CH2M-Hill Alumni Center Room 110A.

Speaking at the hearing will be Mike McGary, of the Nuclear Energy Institute; Tom Tanton, of the Institute for Energy Research; and a panel of representatives from Oregon alternative energy businesses.

A panel of OSU faculty engaged in alternative energy research also will speak about their work with wave energy, biofuels, fuel cells and other areas.