Great news! The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is reopening many of its vehicle inspection stations this week. Today, the Medford-Ashland station will begin offering inspection services; while the Clackamas, Sherwood and Hillsboro/Sunset stations will reopen tomorrow, June 16; and the Scappoose station will reopen on Friday, June 19. The agency asks the public forContinue reading “Patience requested as vehicle inspection stations reopen in Medford and some Portland-Metro area locations”
Learn how DEQ helped the Center for Hope & Safety with its HOPE Plaza project in Salem.
DEQ communications staff supported the state’s COVID-19 response for several months.
With a hot, dry summer forecast ahead of us, wildfire season has already begun in many counties across Oregon.
Tortilleria y Tienda de Leon is a restaurant and market that has served up authentic Mexican food for decades and partners with school districts and organizations dedicated to feeding children, families and seniors.
Like so many restaurants across the state, Hot Mama’s has shifted its entire business to offer only take-out meals. Michael and Angie say they feel fortunate that they’ve been able to continuously adapt and pivot.
As it continues to serve the needs of its members during the COVID-19 crisis, the Co-op has taken many steps to safeguard employees and customers.
Following the decision to close DEQ vehicle inspection stations, the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission adopted an emergency order, Wednesday, March 18, to allow for short-term deferrals of emissions test requirements. The deferrals apply to motor vehicles with registrations expiring between Feb. 15 and April 14, 2020 that have not already been renewed.
It’s Air Quality Awareness Week and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is celebrating. This year’s theme is Better Air, Better Health! The goal is to promote an increased understanding of Oregon’s air and DEQ’s projects and programs dedicated to improving its quality. We also want to encourage people to check the Air Quality Index daily.
A Repair and Reuse grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality can be transformative for a small business or nonprofit. “The DEQ was great to work with, I can say that,” said Willa Bauman, operations manager at the ToolBox Project in Eugene. The nonprofit runs a tool library, where members borrow tools instead ofContinue reading “DEQ Repair and Reuse grants spur growth for small businesses and nonprofits”