FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Angus Duncan, 503-248-7695
In Oregon 1-800-221-8035
SALEM — The Oregon Global Warming Commission will hold a public meeting Oct. 11 in Portland.
The meeting will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the headquarters of Northwest Natural Gas (220 NW 2nd Ave.). In-person attendance is encouraged because there will be numerous presentations, but to listen to the meeting over the phone, call 1-888-622-5357 and enter participation code 418922.
Among the agenda items is a presentation and discussion about the results of a recent opinion survey on addressing climate change. The Commission heard comments at workshops held around the state on its Interim Roadmap to 2020 plan. The Roadmap proposes a series of actions designed to help the state achieve its 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goal, which is estimated at 30 percent below today’s levels.
To request an interpreter for the hearing impaired or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Linda Ross at 1-800-221-8035 or via fax at 503-373-7806. TTY users should call the Oregon Relay Service at 711.
The Oregon Global Warming Commission is a 25-member advisory group created by the 2007 Legislature through House Bill 3543. Then-Governor Kulongoski appointed members and directed them to develop long-term policy recommendations to prepare for, adapt to, and combat global warming.
General public comment on issues of relevance to the Global Warming Commission can be sent to the Commission’s e-mail address at Oregon.GWC@state.or.us.
To stay informed on meetings of the Global Warming Commission and other climate change activities of the state, sign up for the Oregon Climate Change News listserv at www.orclimatechange.gov.
For more information on climate change activities in Oregon, visit the Oregon Department of Energy’s Climate Change Portal at the same address and the Global Warming Commission’s website at www.keeporegoncool.org.
Oregon Global Warming Commission
625 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR, 97301
Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035