VW settlement to help Oregon fund cleaner diesel vehicles
Oregon consumers who drive Volkswagens may be the first to applaud the $85 million settlement with the company announced today, but all Oregonians have a reason to cheer. Oregon now has $68 million to jump-start a clean air effort that can reap huge benefits for the health of every Oregonian, including our most vulnerable communities: cleaning up one of our major sources of air pollution: our oldest, dirtiest heavy-duty diesel trucks and buses.Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Governor Kate Brown showed a bold and decisive commitment to Oregonian values. They put muscle behind a ...
Governor Brown’s Transportation Vision Panel is hosting a series of eleven regional forums across the state. We encourage our members to attend and speak up for eco-friendly, people-focused transportation.January 4: The Dalles
January 7: Keizer
January 13: Eugene
January 14: Redmond
January 25: John Day
January 28: Albany
February 12: Klamath Falls
March 8: White City
March 10: Tillamook
March 11: Coquille
March 14: PortlandWe all know how important transportation is. It provides us with access to goods, services, recreation, jobs, and other people. It touches each one of us every day. But past decisions have led to a transportat...
Click below to play the video. Please share!In Oregon, we're proving ideas that are good for all can defeat money and power in the halls of government. In February 2015, the Oregon Legislature overcame a $2 million opposition campaign by Big Oil and implemented the Clean Fuels Program for the good of the people it serves.State legislators stood up for providing Oregonians with cleaner fuel choices, keeping energy dollars in the state to create jobs and economic opportunities – all while safeguarding clean air and reducing climate pollution.We appreciate the legislative leaders that stood up for responsible action on climate change in Oregon ...