The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is proud to announce that Senior Air Quality Planner, Rachel Sakata, will be leading a round table session on Medium- and Heavy Duty Zero Emission Vehicles MOU at the Oregon Energy Future Conference presented by the Northwest Environmental Business Council.
Monthly Archives: August 2020
DEQ masks up to stop the spread of COVID-19 while keeping our eyes on protecting Oregon’s environment
Wearing a face covering is one of the best ways we can protect our families, co-workers, neighbors and friends from COVID-19. –Jennifer K. Flynt, public affairs specialist
Feeding the hungry, not landfills: DEQ grants $140,000 to Oregon Food Bank to fight hunger and food waste
Serving more than 860,000 people each year prior to COVID-19, Oregon Food Bank’s network of 1,400 pantries and meal sites are driven by donations of fresh produce, protein, dairy and other pantry staples. In preparing this food for distribution, volunteers devote thousands of hours to sorting and packaging bulk donations from across the Northwest.
Summer at the Oregon DEQ: Learning, Planning, and Spreading the Word
My name is Chris Schmokel, and I am an environmental chemistry major at Oregon State University and also an Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholar Fellow. My fellowship placement is with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, and this summer I’m working on two projects: starting a pilot program to test for copper concentrations in OregonContinue reading “Summer at the Oregon DEQ: Learning, Planning, and Spreading the Word”
EPA plan for Washington and Oregon rivers leaves salmon in hot water
The Oregon Department of Equality and Washington Department of Ecology submitted comments on EPA temperature TMDL for the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Franziska Landes recognized for using science to solve societal problems
Franziska Landes, Northwest Region Cleanup staff, received the 2019 Science for Solutions Award from the American Geophysical Union “for significant contributions in the application and use of the Earth and space sciences to solve societal problems.”
Governor’s 2019 Electric Vehicle Leadership Awards announced
The Oregon Department of Energy announced today that nonprofit Forth and Oregon-based business Platt Auto Group are the recipients of Governor Brown’s 2019 Electric Vehicle Leadership Awards.