News Release | Environment Oregon

New rules don’t go far enough to protect Oregon’s littlest kids from the dangers of lead

This afternoon, the Early Learning Council will be voting on rules for lead testing and mitigation in licensed and regulated child care facilities. Environment Oregon State Director Celeste Meiffren-Swango released the following statement in response.

News Release | Environment Oregon

Oregonians featured in project highlighting “Voices for 100% Renewable Energy”

Today, Environment Oregon announced five Oregon residents as leading voices for clean energy. 

News Release | Environment Oregon

Strong Action Needed to Protect Oregon's Kids from Lead in Drinking Water

We are calling on Oregon's Early Learning Council to establish strong rules to protect Oregon's littlest kids from the threat of lead in drinking water at child care facilities across the state.

News Release | Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center

Progress on Energy Storage Can Expedite Oregon’s Shift to Clean Energy

A new white paper released by Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center, concludes that the rapid growth of less expensive wind and solar energy and the plummeting costs of energy storage have led to a six-fold increase in energy storage capacity (excluding pumped hydropower) over the past decade.  

News Release | Environment America

Federal regulators reject Rick Perry proposal to bail out coal and nuclear plants

Federal regulators have rejected a proposal from Energy Secretary Rick Perry to subsidize unnecessary and aging coal and nuclear power plants at the expense of cleaner, more affordable energy options. The proposed rule was a not-so-thinly veiled effort to prop up dying fossil fuels and undermine modern, clean, renewable energy.