One year after the signing of Executive Order 20-04, our coalition released a robust report assessing the state’s progress on implementation.
Momentum is building across the state to address water challenges and make a bold commitment to a secure and resilient water future for all Oregonians.
New executive orders help mitigate climate change through Oregon's building codes and address key principals of ensuring a reliable water future: efficiency and re-use.
On Friday Governor Kate Brown delivered her second State of the State address. During her broad-ranging address, she provided a snapshot of accomplishments from the past 14 months, including a great deal of environmental progress ushered in during this time. Drawing on the legacy of Governor Tom McCall and the landmark land-use planning laws OEC helped bring to fruition, she declared: "these first-ever achievements over the past 14-months would have made Governor McCall very proud."
McCall is not the only one who would be, or should be, proud. Governor Brown recognized three environmental achievements that will be key in helping protect ...