The latest news from Oregon Environmental Council

  • November 13, 2018

    Oregon Values Held Strong on the 2018 Ballot

    Oregon Environmental Council staff and board are feeling both grateful and energized to see how Oregonians voted on critical ballot measures in the 2018 midterm election. With 69.06% of eligible voters turning out across the state, ...more
  • November 13, 2018

    Where there’s smoke….

    Oregon is feeling the devastation of California’s fires this November, and our friends and neighbors will need our help to recover. We’re also likely to feel the smoke here in Oregon.(See NY Times: How To Help Those Affected by the ...more
  • November 3, 2018

    Untangling Measure 104

    Hundreds of programs statewide that protect our favorite outdoor activities and our basic necessities, like air and water, rely on taxes and fees for those protections. But there’s a sneaky ballot measure on Tuesday’s election that threatens to do enormous harm to the Oregon Constitutionmore
  • October 26, 2018

    We're looking for a Communications Director!

    Oregon Environmental Council is hiring a communications director to lead our marketing/communications team in maintaining a strong public presence for OEC through earned, owned and social media channels. The director develops ...more
  • October 26, 2018

    A 100-Year Vision for Water

    Water defines Oregon, but investments are not keeping up with the need. Now the state is developing a plan to ensure a secure and resilient water future for all Oregonians. more
  • October 24, 2018

    Oregonians attend DEQ hearing to speak against EPA rollbacks

    Dozens of concerned Oregonians left messages of opposition to proposals that would reverse environmental standards that protect our climate from greenhouse gases and communities from harmful air pollution during a public gathering in ...more
  • October 23, 2018

    We're looking for a Major Gifts Director!

    Oregon Environmental Council seeks an experienced fundraiser who is passionate about connecting donors with ways to protect what they love about Oregon’s environment. Come join our team!Scope of ResponsibilityO...more
  • October 19, 2018

    A chance to speak up about federal roll backs

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has planned a public forum for residents to comment on the Trump Administration's proposals to rollback clean car standards and the Clean Power Plan. Coal and cars have been the top two ...more
  • October 9, 2018

    Warning for Do-It-Yourself Projects

    Two deadly paint stripping ingredients are for sale on hardware-store shelves today, right next to safer alternatives. Even if you use protective gear, the health risks may be serious. These chemicals are linked to 60 deaths in the ...more
  • October 3, 2018

    Oregon’s proposed law shields the state from federal rollbacks

    Gov. Brown proposes to enshrine Clean Air and Clean Water Act protections into law. more

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