Sen. Merkley Attends Oregon City Manufacturing Day Event

By: Raymond Rendleman | Wednesday, October 23, 2019
PMG PHOTO: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Abe Fouhy, a renewable energy instructor at Clackamas Community College, speaks about biofuels on National Manufacturing Day, as U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (left) and CCC student Ryan Agmata listen.

PMG PHOTO: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN – Abe Fouhy, a renewable energy instructor at Clackamas Community College, speaks about biofuels on National Manufacturing Day, as U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (left) and CCC student Ryan Agmata listen.


U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley paid a visit to Clackamas Community College’s Industrial Technology Center on Oct. 4 as part of daylong activities designed to increase student awareness about potential career pathways within the manufacturing industry.

“The whole field of renewable energy is just going to keep growing,” Merkley told a group of students from Oregon City High School.

With the increased amount of carbon in the air in recent decades caused by climate change, Merkley told the students, “We have to rebuild the whole energy economy of the nation.”

 

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