A lost buoy that was anchored off the coast of Reedsport in February prompted the Oregon Senate on Monday to pass a bill to prevent the state from being left with the expense of removing off-shore equipment if a wave-energy company goes belly up. The bill requires companies experimenting with wave energy in Oregon’s territorial waters to show they have enough money to recover their equipment when they are done with it. They’d be required to remove the equipment within two years of decommissioning it. The bill now goes to the House. The lost buoy belonged to Ocean Power Technologies, …
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