What is an industry or commercial enterprise in Oregon (or your state/area) that is tied directly to the geologic character of the area? Examples could be mining/quarrying, energy production from fossil fuels, tourism, agriculture, dependence on under ground water, etc. What is the prognosis for the future of the resource(s)? Plentiful?, overcommitted?, in danger of running out?, pollution problems?, new technology?
Need at least three credible sources (academic articles, government and educational websites ok. News articles are not acceptable. If it’s in the news, the story should state what study they are reporting on. Find that study and use that).