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It’s not too late for clean air

Let’s be frank. When it comes to cleaning up Oregon’s air, we know the bill for Clean Engines, Clean Air could be stronger in curbing dirty diesel. But we can still cut back the toxic air pollution our kids are breathing with what's left in these final days of session.

Help us defend Oregon’s values: Reject IP 22

First, let’s be clear: Oregon Environmental Council supports the right of all Oregonians to live fulfilling lives and feel safe to participate in their communities.

Stand for Clean Fuels

Oregon has the opportunity to lead on climate. But we need your help. Emboldened by federal action to undo climate commitments, big oil is yet again pushing our legislature to rollback the Clean Fuels law...

Take Action: Stand for Clean Fuels

Oregon has the opportunity to lead on climate. But we need your help. Emboldened by federal action to undo climate commitments, big oil is yet again pushing our legislature to rollback one of Oregon’s most innovative and effective clean air protections, the Clean Fuels Standard.

Take Action: Support Transportation Options for Oregon’s Future

Oregon's long-anticipated Transportation Bill is out (HB-2017-3). As it stands, this funding package addresses Oregon’s critical transportation needs—including significant statewide transit funding.

Oregon’s Transportation Bill

We created this helpful infographic to walk you through what's proposed in Oregon's transportation funding package, House Bill 2017-3.

Transportation bill offers key pieces for Oregon’s future + more work to be done

Here's our rundown of the high & low points for Oregon's long-anticipated Transportation Package.

Statement regarding news of Paris Agreement

Oregon Environmental Council remains committed to standing strong for environmental protections here in Oregon, despite President Trump's move to pull our nation out of the Paris Agreement. (See also letter to West Coast Governors by members of Congress.) “Our work in Oregon is now more urgent than ever before. We are so fortunate to live in a place where many levels of leadership have repeatedly collaborated on bipartisan policies to protect our climate and promote healthy places to live here in Oregon. As we have for nearly fifty years, we will continue this important work of bringing people together to protect what we love so that generations ...

Help Oregon’s climate, 1-pint at a time!

Make plans to enjoy Oregon Environmental Council’s Emerging Leaders Board for a delicious Bike Crush Saison at Baerlic Brewing during Portland's Beer Week!

Join the Spring Matching Challenge

When it comes to protecting what you love about Oregon, every day brings new challenges—and new opportunities to make a difference. Today you have an opportunity to bolster OEC’s environmental work across the state. Now, during the Spring Matching Challenge, all gifts up to $10,000 will be doubled dollar-for-dollar by a generous pledge from two fellow OEC members. And this matching gift challenge couldn’t have come at a better time. If you’ve seen the news, you know what we’re up against: science is being questioned by industry, and crucial environmental programs are threatened by federal funding cuts. Now more than ever, Oregon ...