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  • April 12, 2019

    We're looking for an Accounting & Payroll Specialist

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITYOEC’s Accounting & Payroll Specialist has primary responsibility for the organization’s accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing, grant financial reporting and records management, and ...more
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    April 10, 2019

    April showers bring…floods?

    April is bringing more than a few showers this year! Record-setting rains in Eugene are adding to floods along the Willamette River far later in the spring than is typical. We can expect more flooding in the years to come, as climate ...more
  • April 10, 2019

    Plastic Un-fantastic

    The toxic effects of plastics pollution on human health —Belinda McFadgen, for OECIn early March of 2019, a Cuvier’s beaked whale washed up dead in the Philippines. The whale had died of gastric shock, brought on by the 88 lbs. of ...more
  • April 5, 2019

    Speak up for Transportation Justice

    Calling all Oregonians: Join us as we stand with partners across the state in support of drivers licenses for all: the “Equal Access to Roads Act” (House Bill 2015).Who should be licensed to drive? For many years, in order to ...more
  • March 28, 2019

    Who cares about diesel pollution?

    Dozens of Oregonians turned out to testify on the dirty diesel bill (HB 2007) in March. The crowd prompted  lawmakers to extend the public hearing over two days. The bill’s sponsors and other champions made it clear: old engines ...more
  • March 28, 2019

    5 things 2 know about #CEJ: March edition

    There will be a few dozen elderly Oregonians, several decades from now, who will tell their grandchildren about the great debate of 2019.more
  • March 27, 2019

    Why do we stand up for water?

    On World Water Day, people across Oregon spoke up for our shared water future. Now where do we go from here?more
  • March 27, 2019

    Know what’s in your well

    Nearly one in four people living in Oregon get their drinking water from a well.If you are one of them, you have the right to know what’s in your water. Domestic well water can be contaminated by bacteria, nitrates, and arsenic, ...more
  • March 22, 2019

    Enormous youth turnout reflects global movement to #ActOnClimate

    Oregon proudly joined an unprecedented youth movement demanding lawmakers take climate change seriously.more
  • March 15, 2019

    What's Your Water Why?

    For World Water Day, join OEC in standing up for Oregon's water resources. Check out what our staff are saying... more


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