Posts Categorized: Uncategorized

Cleaner Air Oregon Action Page

CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR COMMENT & ENSURE CLEANER AIR OREGON ARE THE MOST HEALTH PROTECTIVE AIR RULES IN THE NATION Neighbors for Clean Air was founded almost eight years ago on the principle that everyone deserves clean safe air to breathe where they live, play, go to school and go to work. Unfortunately, what… Read more »

Draft Rules Available for Public Comment

Oregon Releases Draft Air Program Rules for Public Comment Public comment open until December 22 Submit comments here:   WHAT CLEANER AIR OREGON COULD BE: A bold program that drives industry innovation in emission controls by setting clear health standards, prioritizing authentic community engagement, and driving accelerated action with meaningful deadlines, ensuring all communities… Read more »

Grabbing the tiger by the tail

The Willamette Week beat us to the announcement that Nicholas Caleb, who has been the staff attorney at Neighbors for Clean Air since last March, will be leaving.  In fact, today is his last day. The board and other staff members are very grateful to Nick for his work this past year.  He stepped into… Read more »

Workshop: Putting Environmental Justice in the Fight for Clean Air

On March 15, 2017 Neighbors for Clean Air partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to host a day-long workshop helping clean air partners  — community members, non-profit groups, and government agencies — work together to prioritize environmental justice in our clean air work, with a special focus on including the voices of those… Read more »

GOOD NEWS: Community Groups Win Court Deadlines For Stronger Air Toxics Protections

On March 13, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) must finally address the need for stronger air toxics protections across the country.  Judge Tanya S. Chutkan found that EPA’s delay of many years to issue these rules violated the law and set prompt… Read more »