3 results for tag: OEC


The Force Awakens at OEC

Today, the 7th installment of the iconic space opera, Star Wars, is being released in theaters worldwide.  The saga continues as a rebel force driven in pursuit of justice takes on a well-resourced and powerful Galactic Empire. The rebels may have won an epic victory against the archaic ruling system, but the struggle continues.  It was a long time ago in a galaxy far far away... But wait—is there a disturbance in the force right here in Oregon? Could the Empire of the oil industry face a real challenge from the noble Jedi Council—er, Oregon Environmental Council?  In 2015, The Council helped ensure that Oregon's clean fuels standard will ...

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 ...

OEC Named #1 Nonprofit to Work For

Oregon Environmental Council is thrilled to again be named the #1 nonprofit to work for in Oregon in the “small nonprofits” category of Oregon Business magazine’s annual survey. (Not so secret: if you take a look at our composite score, we’re the top nonprofit overall.) OEC has been in the top ten ever since Oregon Business started the survey, including occupying the #1 position for three years running*.Oregon Business honors nonprofit organizations according to their employee survey rankings in the following categories: work environment; management and communications; mission and goals; career development and learning; and benefits and ...