Oregon Global Warming Commission Forest Carbon Subcommittee to Meet July 14


SALEM — A subcommittee of the Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Thursday, July 14, 2016 in Salem. The public meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. - noon in the Santiam Room at the Oregon Department of Forestry at 2600 State 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.

At the meeting, the Subcommittee plans to review previous recommendations made by the Forestry Technical Committee in 2010 and discuss questions related to carbon content of Oregon forests.

For more information about this meeting, please visit the Commission’s website at http://www.keeporegoncool.org/meeting/forest-carbon-subcommittee.

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@oregon.gov.

Visit www.oregon.gov/energy/energy-oregon/Pages/Climate-Change.aspx to learn more about the state’s efforts to address climate change, and www.keeporegoncool.org to learn more about the Global Warming Commission.

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.

Contact: Angus Duncan, 503-248-7695