2007-2009: 20% of Oregon’s wineries..

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2007: Helped pass Measure 49

A partial fix to Measure 39’s rollback of statewide land use planning.
January 1, 2007, 7:09 pm
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2007: Supported creation of the Oregon Environmental Justice Task Force

The task force advises state agencies on how to protect all communities from pollution, enact laws equitably, and involve traditionally under-represented communities in agency actions. Helped secure Environmental Protection Agency regulations for the Northwest that have reduced benzene in gasoline by approximately 70%.
January 1, 2007, 7:08 pm
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2007: Phased out the Pollution Control Tax Credit

Which provided taxpayer money to companies simply for their compliance with environmental laws.
January 1, 2007, 7:05 pm
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2007: Climate Change Integration Act

January 1, 2007, 12:08 am
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2016: Co-led the charge to make Oregon the first state ever to pass a law to go coal-free

Oregon will transition off of coal-fired electric power and replace it with clean, renewable energy, putting Oregon on the path to having one of the cleanest energy mixes in the world.
January 1, 2016, 7:35 pm
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2014: First non-profit in Oregon

To move our endowment funds into a 100% impact investment portfolio. Our portfolio divests from companies at odds with our mission and invests in corporations that excel in environmental and social responsibility.
January 1, 2014, 7:30 pm
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1 Reply to "2007-2009: 20% of Oregon’s wineries.."

  • Allison Hensey | Oregon Environmental Council
    October 3, 2018 (2:55 pm)

    […] strengthening the Agricultural Water Quality program at the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the Carbon Neutral Challenge program for wineries, the Climate Friendly Nurseries project, and the Pesticide Stewardship […]