The March for Science is a world-wide movement to call attention to the profound impact that science has on our health, economy and society. It is a time where people congregate to pledge their support for science and to advocate more science-based actions in the political system. This event will be hosted in Washington D.C alongside 425+ marches nationally and internationally on April 22, Earth Day. We have compiled a list of state-wide locations in Oregon where you can join a movement near you.
Hey climate champs!
There will be a few dozen elderly Oregonians, several decades from now, who will tell their grandchildren about the great debate of 2019.
In my mind, I picture gramps at home in the distant future on his favorite chair looking down at grandchildren. A smile grows showing pearly whites, while lifting a thin
The People’s Climate Movement & March is taking place across the country to highlight climate justice and the needs of communities disproportionally impacted by climate change.
Marches will be taking place on April 29 and can be found throughout Oregon and across the country in solidarity with a flagship in Washington D.C.
Join the movement and stand with fellow activists as we underscore the need for equitable solutions to environmental challenges! See the list below for in
Why should the environmental community show up for immigrants’ rights?A national anti-immigration movement is gaining ground in Oregon, preying on environmental fears and appealing to environmental values to promote an anti-immigrant agenda. OEC is committed to dignity and respect for all Oregonians. We must actively reject environmental rhetoric that suggests
Join Us for the 2016 Portland Mayoral Debate:
Regaining Our Green Edge, a debate on Portland’s top environmental priorities.
Treasurer Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Jules Bailey
Thursday, March 3, 2016
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Benson Polytechnic High School (auditorium)
546 NE 12th Ave.
Portland, OR 97232
This event is hosted by
Industry plaintiffs brought two claims against rules to protect workers in Oregon from the harmful and dangerous impacts of exposure to heat and smoke. Both suits were dismissed “with prejudice” which means they were dismissed permanently and cannot be brought to Court again.
On December 20, 2022, the U.S. District Court in Medford dismissed
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Breathe Easier: Cleaner Fuels and Cleaner Air for Oregonians State Adopts Nation’s Strongest Standards for Clean Fuels
Salem, OR – Today, Oregon set a new nation-leading standard that will protect our air from fossil f
Victory! OEC and our coalition of environmental, health and science, small business, and labor partners have spent the last year and a half staunchly advocating for the most protective workplace regulations possible in Oregon. We’re happy to announce that the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) responded with new, permanent rules that will hopefully set the tone for a new national s
With a flurry of actionin just five short weeks, the 2022 Legislative Session concluded on March 4th. This year’s session started with extreme uncertainty as a result of major changes in leadership and a new COVID variant. It also began with good news: an unexpectedly large state budget surplus. In the end, Oregon Environmental Council is thrilled that most of our major priorities made it across the finish l