3 results for tag: climate solutions


Clean Air and Good Roads at Odds No More

Transportation Should be Considered On Its Own MeritsPortland, OR – June 25, 2015: Today, Oregon’s Governor confirmed what had become clear to many over the last week: Oregonians don’t have to choose between good roads and clean air. Representatives of groups as disparate as Oregon’s schools and utility ratepayers objected to a proposed “replacement” for clean air legislation that had been tacked on to a transportation bill. Legislators rejected the package and decided much needed transportation funding should be considered on its own merits.“Oregonians deserve clean air and safe roads. To pit one against the other is a false ...

Statement from OEC, OLCV, and Climate Solutions

According to news reports, in an attempt to secure a transportation package – which our organizations strongly support – Governor Brown and a group of legislators are proposing a repeal of the Clean Fuels Program and attempting to replace it with a package of proposals that will cost taxpayers significant money and fails to guarantee cleaner air.The Oregon League of Conservation Voters, Climate Solutions and Oregon Environmental Council issue the following statement, in response to this proposal:“The Clean Fuels program is the most effective and proven way to address climate change, safeguard clean air, and support new and innovative ...

12 Wins for Oregon’s Environment in 2014

Across the state, Oregonians worked together in 2014 for the benefit of our environment. Here are a few of the many wins Oregon can celebrate as we reflect on the past year. We congratulate the great work of so many people and organizations that made this work possible. Well done, Oregon and cheers!Congrats to the many organizations who made these wins happen!Safer products guideline adoption: Oregon Environmental CouncilThe People's Climate March: 350PDX and environmental, social justice, faith and peace organizations across OregonOregon Business Climate Declaration: Climate Solutions and Oregon Environmental CouncilCity of ...