A glance at a map of air quality monitors around the state provides a quick check of the air. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality uses a color-coded system to signal air quality at each of the monitors. Green means good. Maroon means hazardous. And there are three colors, and levels of air quality inContinue reading “Knowing the colors of the air quality index”
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.
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
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”
The Oregon Department of Equality and Washington Department of Ecology submitted comments on EPA temperature TMDL for the Columbia and Snake rivers.
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 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.
“I’m pleased that this grant funding is making its way to our state so we can monitor the quality of our waters, promote safety, and support this special Oregon tradition.” U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley