Result

Fuel efficiency standards to double by 2025.

After Environment Oregon and our allies delivered more than 10,000 public comments in support of cleaner cars, the Obama administration announced that fuel-efficiency standards will double by 2025 to a fleetwide average of 54.5 mpg: the single biggest step this country has ever taken to end our addiction to oil and tackle global warming. 

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We expanded recycling of water bottles and electronics

2007 Victory - Environment Oregon helped convince the 2007 Oregon Legislature to pass two important recycling bills. One is the first update to Oregon’s Bottle Bill in more than three decades with the inclusion of bottled water. The second establishes free and convenient statewide recycling for computers and TVs, a rapidly growing waste stream that contains toxic chemicals and metals.

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Green Ideas and Ham - December 4th

Come one, come all to Environment Oregon’s solar energy breakfast forum! Over breakfast, we will discuss solar energy in Oregon – what is the future of solar energy? What programs are already out there? How do we get more energy from the sun? We will hear presentations from some of the leaders in the field of solar energy, and open the floor to conversations with the audience about this renewable resource.

Result

A brighter future for wind and solar

By tapping the energy of the sun hitting the rooftops of America and the power of the wind blowing off our coasts and across the country, we can meet the energy needs of every household in the nation. New policies we helped win will bring us closer to realizing that potential by making it easier to build wind farms on and offshore, and to put solar panels on our roofs. 

Result

More than 17,000 stood up for Crater Lake

In 2011, our outreach team spoke face-to-face with more than 70,000 Oregonians, rallying support for our plan to create a 500,000 acre, 75-mile wilderness corridor to protect Crater Lake and its surrounding forests from logging and irresponsible development. More than 17,000 supporters sent messages to Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, urging them to take action.

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