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Oregon Global Warming Commission to meet May 16

Angus Duncan

SALEM — The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Thursday, May 16 in Portland. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the State Office Building (800 NE Oregon St.).

For those who cannot attend the meeting in person, a listen-only call-in line will be available. The number is 1-877-336-1831 and the access code is 872206.

The OGWC agenda will include informational presentations that:

  • illustrate Oregon’s progress in meeting its 2010 goal of arresting the growth of greenhouse gas emissions
  • review the results of a study measuring the cost-effectiveness of emission reduction measures the state could pursue.

Action items include recognition of Oregon’s Statewide Transportation Strategy, which was recently completed by the Oregon Department of Transportation, and finalizing the Commission’s Report to the Legislature for this biennium.

For more information about this meeting, please visit the Commission’s website at http://www.keeporegoncool.org/view/meetings-and-events

If you need special accommodations to participate in the meeting, please contact Linda Ross at 503-378-6874 or at linda.ross@state.or.us.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission is a 25-member advisory group created by the 2007 Legislature through House Bill 3543. Members were appointed and directed to develop long-term policy recommendations to prepare for, adapt to, and combat global warming.

Public comments can be submitted to the commission at Oregon.GWC@state.or.us. Sign up for the “Oregon Climate Change News” listserv at www.orclimatechange.gov to hear about Global Warming Commission meetings and the state’s efforts to address climate change.

For more information on climate change activities in Oregon, visit the Oregon Department of Energy Climate Change Portal, www.orclimatechange.gov, 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