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.”
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality awarded approximately $125,000 total to 13 businesses and non-profits in Oregon’s repair and reuse industry on Friday, July 17. DEQ’s 2020 Workforce Development Repair and Reuse grants provide up to $10,000 to each awardee to support projects that help protect Oregon’s environment, public health and economy.
This week, DEQ began overseeing the cleanup of the last legacy contamination site in Portland’s downtown reach.
“It started innocently enough with pressure washing the deck. This seemingly benign activity showed that the deck needed a lot of repair.” -Rebecca Wells-Albers My husband and I have been working on a deck rebuild at our house in the evenings and weekends since April (note that we are reluctant but willing Do-It-Yourselfers). We usuallyContinue reading “Repair, Reuse, Relax – DEQ staff protects the environment one foot of lumber at a time”
Refuse and recycling workers continue to support the health and well-being of communities across Oregon.
Learn how DEQ helped the Center for Hope & Safety with its HOPE Plaza project in Salem.
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.
50 years after the first Earth Day, the message that we’re in this together resonates as never before.