4 results for tag: DEQ


We Did It

On Thursday September 29th, the DEQ's rulemaking body, the Environmental Quality Commission, voted to adopt the Permanent Rules for Colored Art Glass Manufacturers. WE DID THIS, YOU GUYS! We made this happen! I feel so proud of what we have accomplished and grateful to everyone who worked so hard on this. Our many hours of volunteer, grassroots work has paid off: asking a million questions, researching the science, talking with our neighbors, canvassing, working with other air groups, organizing events, attending and speaking out at countless meetings, researching, lobbying and forging relationships at the Department of Environmental ...

Uroboros to Shut? Advocates React

Our own Jessica Applegate speaks to KOIN 6 News.

EQC adopts Permanent Rules for Colored Art Glass Manufacturers

It was a little too exciting this morning as the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission took up proposed Permanent Rules for Colored Art Glass Manufacturers. You could hear a pin drop as Commissioner Rider repeatedly interrupted the staff presentation; long-term followers will remember – she was the sole vote against the Temporary Rules that, prior to today's action, were set to expire on October 18th. But in the end the rules were adopted with only Rider dissenting. Will they become the new national standard for regulating glass companies? It's been a long and thorough review process that is bound to attract the attention of other states as ...

EQC Meets to discuss Director Recruitment

All the current candidates are impressive, but the EQC feels it must use professional search to find the next DEQ Director. Listen to the conference call. Download the agenda.