Will Oregon follow California, Washington in banning gas powered car sales?

PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced last week that the state would join California in phasing out new gas and diesel car sales by 2035. This has many people talking and wondering if Oregon will be next. Seventeen other states, including Oregon, are now considering following California and Washington’s lead and requiring all new cars, pickups and…

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SB 1534 Creates carbon sequestration program

This bill establishes state policy to increase carbon sequestration in natural and working lands and waters that develops another measurement piece to the greenhouse gas emission goals. Nothing actually provides for carbon sequestration, just measurement and study. Fiscal Responsibility This bill isn’t about carbon sequestration, it’s about climate-smart incentive-based programs that aren’t identified. The Institute for Natural Resources shall study…

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