Oregon

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Oregon is represented in the Oil Spill Task Force by the Emergency Response Program at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ). The Emergency Response Program develops and implements strategies to protect human health and the environment from toxins through preventing, preparing for, and minimizing the danger posed by the release of dangerous chemicals. The Program works together with other government agencies and industry to prevent and respond to spills of these materials.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

http://www.oregon.gov/DEQ/pages/index.aspx

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12 hours ago

Oregon DEQ

As we enter wildfire season, a good way to protect your health is to check our Air Quality Index on a regular basis for severe smoke in your area. Then you can make adjustments accordingly.

Find out more about the AQI at go.usa.gov/xwCMZ. #WildfireAwarenessMonth. #OnlyYou #WAM2020
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17 hours ago

Oregon DEQ

Looking for something to do while you are quarantining? The Environmental Center has a great video that shows how to fix holey jeans.
And to learn more about our "Make Every Thread Count" campaign, visit go.usa.gov/xwCRQ. #Reuse

Buscando algo que hacer mientras estás en cuarentena? El Centro Ambiental tiene un gran video que muestra cómo arreglar los vaqueros holey.
Y para obtener más información sobre nuestra campaña " Haz que cada hilo cuente," visita go.usa.gov/xwCRQ. #ReutilizarAccording to the Oregon DEQ, Americans throw out 32 billion pounds of textiles a year😧 Help keep textiles out of the landfill by learning a handy technique to repair your clothes. [3-min video from our staff, walking through a sewing repair on jeans.]

Are there ways you've creatively upcycled your torn clothes? We'd love to hear and re-share your ideas!
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2 days ago

Oregon DEQ

Today, everyone at Oregon DEQ honors and thanks those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of the United States of America. #MemorialDay

*Photo by Elvis Santana
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2 days ago

Oregon DEQ

Governor Kate BrownPlease enjoy this Memorial Day Weekend close to home. Phase I counties worked hard to prepare their health systems for reopening and need to proceed with caution. Today, I joined 26 mayors from across Oregon in asking you to please be a good neighbor by keeping it local. ...

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