The latest news from Oregon Environmental Council

  • September 18, 2018

    Chris Hagerbaumer

    A steadfast force, Chris Hagerbaumer has been pushing for solutions that create a cleaner, more livable Oregon for more than 22 years. She joined the staff of Oregon Environmental Council back in 1996, as the Transportation Program ...more
  • September 12, 2018

    E-bikes: rules of the road & why we love 'em

    When it comes to the rules of the road, e-bikes occupy a legal space between bicycles and motor vehicles. That’s why we’re excited to share Oregon E-Bike Rights: A Legal Guide for Electric Bike Riders published August 2018 by the firm ...more
  • September 12, 2018

    Celebrating 50 years Innovation: Intel & Oregon Environmental Council

    Our state motto, “she flies with her own wings,” has long been reflected in the spirit of the people of Oregon, with a readiness to embrace new ideas and look towards the possibilities of tomorrow.more
  • September 11, 2018

    Curbside Recycling: Four Love Stories and a Kitchen Table

    by Kevin KasowskiThe idea for one of the rituals at the heart of being an Oregonian – taking the recycling bin out to the curb each week – was conceived at a kitchen table, and born thanks to a little “pillow talk.”If ...more
  • September 11, 2018

    Act now for clean buses tomorrow

    Very soon (in September 2018), Oregon's biggest user of diesel fuel will make a decision. Will TriMet invest in the cleanest buses for the future? Your comments can make a difference. Here are the details:Right now, Portland's ...more
  • September 10, 2018

    Embrace a cooperative spirit to protect Oregon’s future

    Board member Kristin Luck shares why working together is key to a healthier future for Oregon's water, air and land and all who live here.more
  • September 7, 2018

    9th Circuit opinion preserves momentum for Clean Fuels Standards

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion today upholding a lower court’s ruling dismissing industry claims against Oregon’s groundbreaking Clean Fuels Standard.more
  • September 6, 2018

    What’s good for the environment is also good for business

    Two former board members of Oregon Environmental Council, Tom Kelly and Bill Edmonds, share their views on why strong collaboration with business is what makes smart solutions for Oregon's environment. Read the full guest column published ...more
  • September 6, 2018

    Electric cars get the spotlight with Drive Electric Week

     The time for learning about electric cars has never been better.National Drive Electric Week starts Saturday and fans of electric cars throughout the state are holding events offering test drives and camaraderie for folks ...more
  • September 5, 2018

    Volunteers needed, October 5th!

    Oregon Environmental Council is celebrating a half-century of environmental accomplishments on Friday, October 5th at the downtown Hilton in Portland.We need an amazing team of dedicated volunteers to make this night a success! ...more


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