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  • Cleaner Air Oregon Announces Regional Forum Schedule for Fall
    Portland, OR—The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the Oregon Health Authority invite the public to attend four Cleaner Air Oregon regional forums in September and early October. The schedule for the four forums:
    • Tues., September 13, 6-8pm at Jackson County Library, in Medford, Oregon
    • Tues., September 20, 6-8pm at Central Oregon Community College, Wile Hall in Bend, Oregon
    • Wed., September 28th, 6-8pm at  Pendleton Convention Center in Pendleton, Oregon
    • Tues., Oct 4th, 6-8pm at Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom in Portland, Oregon
    Public input from the four regional forums and a parallel on-line version of the program will be shared with the Cleaner Air Oregon Regulatory Advisory Committee. That advisory committee will meet from October through April 2017 and provide input into the drafting of new air toxics rules.
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