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Clean Air and Good Roads at Odds No More

Transportation Should be Considered On Its Own Merits


Portland, OR –  Today, Oregon’s Governor confirmed what had become clear to many over the last week: Oregonians don’t have to choose between good roads and clean air. Representatives of groups as disparate as Oregon’s schools and utility ratepayers objected to a proposed “replacement” for clean air legislation that had been tacked on to a transportation bill. Legislators rejected the package and decided much needed transportation funding should be considered on its own merits.

Salem, OR – Volunteers and environmental leaders from across the state arrived in Salem today for the OCN/OLCV lobby day – the Clean, Green Lobby Machine. From southern Oregon to Bend to Cave Junction to the Columbia Gorge, Oregonians converged to bring the attention of Oregon’s elected officials to the critical environmental priorities for this legislative session.  Let's Celebrate!

  The 18th Annual Celebration for the Environment, featuring the Annual Dinner & EcoProm  

  When: Friday, May 1st, 2015

  Annual Dinner: 5:30 pm, EcoProm 7:00 pm

  Where: The Portland Art Museum

  1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205 

Upcoming Events

07 16 2015 (All day)
Deschutes County

Please join us as we welcome Susan Suffion, Field Director of Renew Oregon.  Susan will provide an update of Renew Oregon's work on creating practical policy changes that will create a healthier, more prosperous Oregon.  From transitioning Oregon off coal power to polluter accountability and defending our Clean Fuels Program, your participation matters.  Come learn more about Renew Oregon's current and future efforts and how you can get involved.

Join OLCV and fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for Pints and Politics on the third Thursday of each month.


When: Thursday, July 16, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Where: Broken Top Bottle Shop at 1740 NW Pence Ln, Bend


Oregon League of Conservation Voters | 133 SW 2nd Ave., Ste. 200 | Portland, OR 97204 |  Phone: 503-224-4011 | Fax: 503-224-1548