Water

Tresa | 02.14.12 11:16 am

Today, Feburary 14, not only marks Oregon's birthday, it is the last day for bills to have a work session in the chamber of origin.This means if a bill does not receive a work session by the end of the day tomorrow, the bill is most likley dead for this session.

Tresa | 02.02.12 6:36 pm

This afternoon, legislation to create Oregon’s first system of marine reserves to safeguard some of the most important areas in the Greater California Current of the Pacific Ocean passed out of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources committee with unanimous support (5-0).

Find out what people are saying about this great news.

It will now move to the floor for a vote. Stay tuned for a date and time.

Tresa | 12.12.11 5:14 pm

The Bull Run watershed is what many cities dream about.  With over one quarter of all Oregonians drinking water sourced from the Bull Run watershed, water quality and management costs are critical.

Tresa | 11.30.11 4:57 pm

Our good friend Regna Merritt who's been leading the charge to protect Portland families from outlandishly high water rate increases just sent us some great news.

I wanted to share it with you -

Tresa | 10.18.11 2:34 pm

If you don't know Jerry Herrmann you should.

Jerry HermmannJerry is a dedicated Clackamas County Steering Committee member who works hard to protect Oregon's natural legacy by electing pro-environment leaders. He's also been featured on Good Morning America for his famous feasts of traditionally prepared Native American Salmon Bakes. 

| 04.26.11 11:52 am

At our 14th Annual Celebration for the Environment, Governor John Kitzhaber offered stirring remarks about the importance of the OLCV and our work on myriad conservation issues. And he affirmed his commitment to work with us to protect Oregon's great natural legacy for future generations. 

Here's just a small sample of his remarks:

Since I was last in office, you have had a truly productive eight years – organizing, educating, and sometimes scratching and clawing to protect Oregon’s land, air and water for future generations. 

| 04.19.11 10:56 am

At this year's OLCV Annual Celebration dinner, we debuted a video featuring several Oregon business leaders, conservationists, and elected officials as they look back at the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill. They go on to talk about the critical work that OLCV does to protect Oregon's environment and create jobs at the same time.

Click below to watch the video:

Toby Van Fleet | 03.02.11 2:29 pm

Yesterday, the national League of Conservation Voters released a special edition Scorecard scoring your elected leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives on environmental, public health, and energy votes taken on amendments to the “Continuing Resolution” – the spending bill -- that just passed in the House.

Meredith Shield | 12.08.10 1:20 pm

This week, we saw two huge victories for the Great Pacific Cleanup campaign that has been hard at work throughout the state, working with city governments to pass resolutions to “Ban the Bag” if the legislature does not pass one in the upcoming legislative session.

Toby Van Fleet | 09.22.10 11:08 am

There's a story on the front page of the Oregonian today, by Jeff Mapes, that every voter who cares about Oregon should read. In short, it compares the environmental positions of the two candidates for Oregon governor.

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