Business & economy

Vale railroad opposes Nyssa project, says jobs at risk and county ignored its offers

A Vale-based railroad is opposing plans for a new Nyssa shipping center, saying Malheur County officials “ignored” its approaches on how to do the project at less cost.

Oregon Eastern Railroad said in a letter to the Oregon Transportation Commission that “we would encourage the OTC to not proceed this project as proposed.”

The commission is scheduled to consider Thursday whether to approve Malheur County’s plan . . .

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