Oregon Global Warming Commission to meet September 15

CONTACT:
Angus Duncan, 503-248-7695

SALEM — The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Tuesday, Sept. 15 in Portland from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Oregon Room of the World Trade Center, 25 SW Salmon St.

A listen-only call-in line will be available for those who cannot attend the meeting. Please call 1-877-336-1831, then use the access code 872206.

Items on the OGWC agenda include:
• Presentation on the EPA’s final Clean Air Act Section 111(d), existing power plant carbon emission regulation,
• Briefing and Commission discussion on the final draft of the Oregon Global Warming Commission report and greenhouse gas reduction scenarios, and
• Commission decision to deliver the 2015 report to legislature.

For more information about this meeting, please visit the Commission’s website athttp://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.

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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
Oregon Department of Energy
625 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR, 97301
503-378-4040
Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035

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