Introducing our 2016 legislative agenda
Oregon Environmental Council has been a leader in every legislative session since our founding in 1968. Our steady presence and our ability to forge consensus across party lines have led to creative and practical environmental protections. In 2016, OEC will once again be hard at work in Salem to protect Oregon’s environment and quality of life.
Our priorities for this session include:
- The Clean Electricity & Coal Transition Plan (HB 4036) to transition Oregon off of coal-fired power while doubling the state’s commitment to new renewable energy to 50%
- The Healthy Climate Bill (SB 1574) to limit climate pollution and account for its cost, accelerating the transition to clean energy and creating a healthy future for our children
- The Safe Well Water Bill (HB 4125) to protect Oregonians from contaminated drinking water
We will also lend our support to other important priorities and defend against legislation that would undermine the health of Oregon’s people and environment.
Learn more about OEC’s 2016 legislative agenda here.