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By Jamie Pang South, Environmental Health Program Director, and Stacey Dalgaard, Water Outreach Director What is a “forever chemical”? Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl substances, known collectively as PFAS, are a class of synthetic, man-made chemicals that do not break down in the environment and build up in our blood and organs. This has earned them the name “forever chemicals,” and they have now been
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Oregon Environmental Council is seeking the right candidates to join our Emerging Leaders Board for the Portland Metro Area. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of Oregon’s leading environmental non-profits. As a member of the OEC Emerging Leaders Board you will be able to promote and support the mission of OEC to advance innovative, collaborative solutions to Oregon’s environmental challenges for to
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Who sits on OEC’s Emerging Leaders Board? Young professionals with a drive to protect the Oregon way of life. And since the late 1950s, Outdoor School has been part of that lifestyle. It used to be that every sixth grader in the state of Oregon spent a week at Outdoor School learning about natural sciences in the best place possible: nature.
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Oregon Environmental Council applauds the Clean Energy Jobs bill released by the Gov. Kate Brown and legislative leaders this week. “We deeply appreciate the hard work that has gone into the Clean Energy Jobs bill and look forward to working with state
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PORTLAND – New details of the Clean Energy Jobs bill show the culmination of meaningful and open discussion with Oregon’s stakeholders, who stand to benefit from thousands of new jobs and millions of dollars invested in communities impacted by climate change.
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