Posts By: Mary

Our commentary in Street Roots | December 27, 2016

We’re grateful to Street Roots — news for those who cannot afford free speech — for the opportunity to share our take from time to time on air pollution and the path to clean air across Oregon. At the end of 2016 we took a look back at an incredible year and a look ahead… Read more »

Portland clean air efforts get boost from Meyer Memorial Trust

Portland State University’s Institute for Sustainable Solutions has formed a new partnership with Neighbors for Clean Air and Lewis & Clark Law School’s Northwest Environmental Defense Center to pursue cleaner, healthier air for all Oregonians, thanks to a $250,000 award from the Meyer Memorial Trust. The partnership, BREATHE Oregon, will provide clear scientific data, legal… Read more »

Nanoparticles and the unknown

When we convened last week for the first Cleaner Air Oregon Advisory Committee meeting, members were heartened to hear the Governor reiterate her commitment to this process and to the goal of health based standards that protect the most vulnerable populations. And possibly most importantly, her call for committee members to think big when she… Read more »

Rally for Clean Air!

We had a moment of magic in front of the Oregon Convention Center last Wednesday, replete with rainbows.  Just before Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Oregon Health Authority convened the last of four public forums on the Cleaner Air Oregon program, the rain gave way just enough and the most diverse collection of amazing… Read more »