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
Oregon Environmental Council applauds the Clean Energy Jobs bill released by the Gov. Kate Brown and legislative leaders this week."We deeply appreciate the hard work that has gone into the Clean Energy Jobs bill and look forward to ...more
Oregon Environmental Council has a bold agenda for 2019, but before we jump ahead we pause to reflect and to express our gratitude to the extraordinary community partners, civic leaders, board members and donors who stood up for a better ...more
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
We applaud TriMet for committing to transform its dirty diesel fleet to a modern electric fleet that greatly reduces life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions, eliminates air pollution at the tailpipe, and saves the agency money.more
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
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
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
It’s time for you to speak up for #CleanerCars to #StopEPARollbacks.Federal rollbacks are reversing decades of good work to hold automakers accountable.The Trump Administration and the acting leadership at the Environ...more
Oregonians will soon have more bus service, thanks to a first-time stable, significant and statewide source of funding for public transit (part of the 2017 "Keep Oregon Moving" transportation package championed by Oregon Environmental ...more
The Oregon Supreme Court delivered a ruling today that clears the way to help thousands of Oregonians, including low-income families, buy electric cars with the help of state rebates.Learn how to apply for an EV rebate!“These ...more
After seemingly endless months of rain, Spring is here! Which means many of Oregon’s streets are now filled with even more bicyclists!Oregon’s most populated area, the Portland metro region, has the highest rate of commuters ...more
President Donald Trump and Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt blew it.
The agency’s decision this week to reverse tailpipe emissions standards is bad news. It’s bad for the environment, bad for business and bad for ...more