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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.

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Cleaner Air Oregon Advisory Committee to meet July 28
Oregon DEQ and Oregon Health Authority have been working since mid-2016 to develop a program of human health-based industrial air toxic regulations called Cleaner Air Oregon.The Rules Advisory Committee has met five times, and two more meetings have been scheduled to collect their input as part of the Cleaner Air Oregon rule writing process.

See meeting details and agenda below.

The advisory committee is scheduled to meet two more times in Portland Oregon:

Meeting 6 - July 28, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
University of Oregon White Stag Building
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
Agenda: www.oregon.gov/deq/Rulemaking%20Docs/cao201707agenda.pdf

Meeting 7 - Aug. 29 and 30, 2017
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, 9 a.m. - noon
Location TBD in Portland, OR

Meeting Call-In Number: 888-278-0296 | Participant Code: 8040259
Webinar link: connect9.uc.att.com/service32/meet/?ExEventID=88040259

More information can be found on the Cleaner Air Oregon Rulemaking page at www.oregon.gov/deq/Regulations/rulemaking/Pages/Rcleanerair2017.aspx

For information on the Cleaner Air Oregon initiative, visit cleanerair.oregon.gov/

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DEQ has a network of water quality monitors around the state that provide valuable data on long-term trends in water quality throughout the state. Want to learn more? It's as easy as clicking a circle on a map on our Water Quality Index: www.oregon.gov/deq/wq/Pages/WQI.aspx ...

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