Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

HB 3543

Legislative Session | 

Global warming is an urgent and growing crisis that threatens Oregon’s environment and economy in numerous ways. HB 3543 writes into state law official goals for reducing Oregon’s contribution of greenhouse gasses to the atmosphere. This bill establishes goals to reduce global warming pollution below 1990 levels. Specifically, the reduction goal includes a goal that by 2050 greenhouse gas levels are at least 75% below 1990 levels. A global warming commission and climate change research institute is also created to spur further progress.

Senate

Vote date June 25, 2007
Yes 21 - No 8

House of Representatives

Vote date June 23, 2007
Yes 40 - No 16
Governor Signed the bill
Yes is the pro-environment vote

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