Mission Statement


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


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Time for Spring Cleaning? Yard trimmings can be recycled into mulch, compost, or a pretty wreath. Learn more at IWantToBeRecycled.org/learn/yard #BeRecycled

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Want to learn more about water quality where you live? DEQ's Water Quality Index Map includes 10 years of data and trends. Find it at: www.oregon.gov/deq/wq/Pages/WQI.aspx. ...

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