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Elaine Albrich assists clients with state and federal liquor license approvals and frequently works with winery and vineyard owners on land use, natural resource, permitting, and development issues. She assists clients in obtaining permits for both urban and rural development and helping clients permit conditional uses such as institutional uses in urban environments and winery operations on agricultural land. Elaine is an associate in our Portland, Oregon office.

This just in from my colleague Elaine Albrich:

Oregon’s House Bill 2820 provides a much-needed clarification of the Energy Facility Siting Council’s ("EFSC’s") jurisdiction over the siting of solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation facilities.  Prior to the passage of HB 2820, the definition of “energy facility” provided two hooks for EFSC to assert jurisdiction