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Celeste Meiffren-Swango
State Director, Environment Oregon

We live in a pivotal time in human history—one where we, humans, collectively, have to decide our fate and the fate of all other life on earth. Are we up for the challenge? I hope so.

Commitments to power society with clean energy are accelerating us from 0 to 100 quickly.

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Celeste Meiffren-Swango
State Director, Environment Oregon

Governor Kate Brown signed the Oregon Environmental Protection Act into law, ensuring strong clean air and water protections for all Oregonians.

The U.S. House of Representatives has taken long-overdue action on the climate crisis.

Plastic pollution has reached the deepest place on Earth.

Migratory birds, caribou, polar bears and walruses are among the Arctic wildlife that will stay protected under bills advancing in Congress.

On May 20, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) canceled the registration of a dozen neonicotinoid-based pesticides known to harm bees—effectively banning them.

As we work to tackle plastic pollution here in Oregon, our national network's campaign to put wildlife over waste has made major headway in Oregon and three other states.

North Atlantic right whales and other marine wildlife are safe, at least for now, from a Trump administration plan to expand offshore drilling.

America's colleges and universities are riding the crest of the renewable energy wave.