Environmental Justice Advocates Respond to Industry Lawsuits Attacking Oregon Climate Protection Program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 23, 2022 CONTACT:Molly Tack-Hooper, 206-701-9763, firstname.lastname@example.orgAllie Rosenbluth, email@example.com, 541-816-2240 Environmental Justice Advocates Respond to Industry Lawsuits Attacking Oregon Climate...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 3, 2022 CONTACT: Damon Motz-Storey, 303-913-5634, Damon@CoalitionCommunitiesColor.org Oregon Lawmakers Pass Bipartisan “Emergency Heat Relief” Legislation A broad coalition of stakeholders focused on public health, housing, and...
The House Environment & Natural Resources and Senate Housing & Development Committees will host hearings on Wednesday, February 2 at 1:00 PM and 3:15PM to discuss bills expanding cooling access in response to the deadly heatwaves this summer.
PRESS RELEASE: Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission Adopts Rules to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission unanimously voted to approve the state’s first greenhouse gas regulatory program, known as the Climate Protection Program or “CPP,” designed to regulate emissions from gas utilities, fuel suppliers, and stationary sources of pollution. While environmental justice and public health advocates applaud this step forward for action on climate, they expressed concerns about major gaps in the program.