DEQ Publishes Study on Cap-and-Trade Program to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has published a study on a market-based approach to reducing Oregon’s greenhouse gas emissions. At the direction of the Oregon Legislature and with extensive input from stakeholders and the [...]

DEQ Announces New Initiative to Help Oregonians Afford Repairs to Failing Septic Systems

“Clean Water Loans” are the result of new partnership between DEQ and regional nonprofit lender Craft3 Contributed by: Mark Nystrom | AOC Energy, Environment & Land Use Policy Manager September 29, 2016 Finding out a [...]

$1.2 Million in Grant Funding Available through DEQ’s 2016 Materials Management Grant Round

Contributed by: Mark Nystrom | AOC Energy, Environment & Land Use Policy Manager September 1, 2016 Portland, OR—DEQ is accepting applications for grant funds that support Oregon's 2050 Vision for Materials Management. Approximately $1.2 million [...]

Environment and Energy Update from May Interim Legislative Days

Contributed by: Mark Nystrom, AOC Energy, Environment & Land Use Policy Manager May 27, 2016 The Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural Resources focused primarily on air quality during its 3 hour hearing [...]