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Intel wins permit for Oregon expansion despite underreporting carbon emissions

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
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Intel secured a milestone state air quality permit Tuesday for a major expansion planned at its chip factories in Hillsboro, but it also received a reprimand from regulators for having significantly understating its Oregon carbon emissions during 2022. The permit makes way for the upgrade to Intel’s manufacturing campus near Hillsboro Stadium, work the company says represents a “multibillion-dollar” investment. But the reporting gaffe, Intel’s third major air quality issue in Oregon in recent years, will raise fresh questions about the reliability of its pollution controls. Intel applied for a...

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