The latest news from Oregon Environmental Council

  • November 14, 2022

    Tolling in Oregon: What's The Deal?

    What is tolling? It seems like a simple question, but a “toll” can be understood in many different ways. Most simply, a toll is a charge for driving a vehicle on a specific piece of roadway.  Looking beyond that, though, there are a ...more
  • November 14, 2022

    The Inflation Reduction Act for Oregon

    Only a few months ago, things were not looking good for federal climate action. The Supreme Court had just voted to strike down the Clean Power Plan. Senator Manchin of West Virginia had just announced he would not support a reconciliation ...more
  • November 9, 2022

    Native American Heritage Month Resources - 2022

    Engage with our partners who serve Native American communities and tribes in Oregon and beyond. Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians In 1953 farsighted tribal leaders in the Northwest formed the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest ...more
  • November 2, 2022

    Personal Care Products Should Not Be Toxic

    Consumers want to believe that their favorite brands of makeup, toiletries, and other personal care products are safe. But in reality, most of these products contain unregulated chemicals known to be toxic when ingested, inhaled, or ...more
  • October 10, 2022

    Your Voice. Your Vote. Your Planet

    It’s that time of year again. Election season always seems to creep up quickly and navigating important deadlines, candidate debates, and ballot measure information can be tricky. But voting in Oregon is one of THE most important actions ...more
  • October 5, 2022

    OEC Strategic Plan Summary - 2022-2025

    See the full version of our strategic plan by clicking here. more
  • October 5, 2022

    OEC's New Executive Director: Jana Gastellum

    A message from Phil Wu, OEC Board President: On behalf of OEC’s board of directors, I’m delighted for this opportunity to share the good news that, after conducting an extensive national search, we have voted unanimously to select ...more
  • October 5, 2022

    Clean Cars Are the Future - It's Time to Update Oregon’s Standards

    It is (past) time we break up with oil! Not only do the big changes in the price of gas affect our wallets, but burning fossil fuels is bad for the climate and our health. Oregon has the opportunity to be a leader in the transition to ...more
  • September 23, 2022

    Breathe Easier: Cleaner Fuels and Cleaner Air for Oregonians

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Joel Schoening, (503) 349-3254 Breathe Easier: Cleaner Fuels and Cleaner Air for Oregonians State Adopts Nation’s Strongest Standards for Clean Fuels ...more


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