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Cleaner Air Oregon Framework Presentation

Just presented this morning at the Mass Timber 2017 Conference in Portland, Oregon. The presentation outlines and provides additional information on the recently released draft framework for Oregon's in-work, risk-based air toxics rule; click here to see a copy of the presentation. The Cleaner Air Oregon Advisory Committee will be reviewing and discussing the framework in a public meeting next Tuesday, 4/4, in Springfield. I plan to attend and will provide another update. Stay tuned! Kevin Mathews p.s. Before attending this conference, I didn't know much about mass timber (someone told me it's short for "massive" timber). The industry has done

Mar 29, 2017|0 Comments

Cleaner Air Oregon Draft Framework Released

As promised, Oregon DEQ and the Oregon Health Authority have released a draft framework for the new set of air toxics rules they have been developing. Check out this announcement on the Cleaner Air Oregon website. Here's a copy of the draft framework. The agencies will be meeting with the CAO Advisory Committee Tuesday, April 4th in Springfield to discuss the proposal and take public comments.

Mar 22, 2017|0 Comments

Cleaner Air Oregon Developments, March 4th

See this update on the Cleaner Air Oregon rule-making process from notes taken at a recent meeting of the Associated Oregon Industries’ Environment and Energy Council.

Mar 18, 2017|0 Comments

Wind Energy and the Environment

Links to three articles analyzing recent court cases regarding renewable energy environmental impacts plus our own notes on another similar court case.

Aug 19, 2016|0 Comments