Three things you need to know about Oregon’s Clean Fuels program

Oregon’s Clean Fuels program is designed to gradually make transportation fuels cleaner, and it complements programs to make vehicles cleaner. Its success and progress are reflected in three distinct outcomes….

Episode 8 – It’s Electric! (vehicles)

“Really the bottom line is we want to make sure that low and moderate income households and communities of color all have an opportunity to take advantage of getting a cleaner car for their household or organization.” Rachael Sakata, oregon department of environmenal quality Electric vehicles are everywhere! And it’s no wonder, there are nowContinue reading “Episode 8 – It’s Electric! (vehicles)”

Johnson Oil in Clatskanie one step closer to redevelopment after latest DEQ cleanup project

DEQ is removing petroleum-contaminated soil at Johnson Oil, a former gas station and car dealership in Clatskanie that began operating in 1957. The soil-removal is the latest effort to clean up the site, which has a history of contamination dating back to the 1980s. Columbia County acquired the property through foreclosure in 2007.