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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

News Release | Environment Oregon

Environment Oregon Endorses Kate Brown for Governor

Environment Oregon announced its endorsement of Kate Brown for Oregon Governor. 

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News Release | Environment Oregon

Environment Oregon helps citizens take charge of energy use for Energy Efficiency Day

For Energy Efficiency Day, we released a new guide to help Oregonians conserve energy and reduce wasted energy in their homes and businesses.

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Blog Post

Reducing waste in Portland with Myrtle the Turtle

Kids in Portland got a fun, hands-on lesson in reducing plastic waste. On Aug. 11, Environment Oregon partnered with the Portland Children's Museum for "Plastic, Pollution and Protecting the Pacific,"...

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'Oregonians Against Waste': New site highlights activists fighting plastic pollution

What do a member of Congress, a state legislator, a mayor, an artist and a straw-maker all have in common? They're among the dozen-plus Oregonians who have shared their passion and stories of action to reduce plastic pollution on our new website...

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Oregon's largest transit agency greenlights electric bus plan

Last year, over 60 million trips were taken on TriMet diesel-fueled buses. Soon these trips could be electric-powered. On Sept. 27, the TriMet Board of Directors approved the “TriMet Non-Diesel Bus Plan,”...

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