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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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2 days ago

Oregon DEQ

National Drive Electric Week is Sept. 14 – 22.

Activities in #Oregon kick off tomorrow in #Lincoln City with a #free Saturday matinee of the suspenseful, yet fun documentary, “Revenge of the Electric Car” and an electric car display in conjunction with the “Cruisin’ the Bay” car show at the Bay House Restaurant. Some test drives will be available.

Among the sponsors are Pacific Power and Central Lincoln PUD. Details: bit.ly/2lVvA6z #NDEW #familyfun #EVs #electricvehiclesFree Tickets are now available for the SEPTEMBER 14th
11am show for Revenge of the Electric Car. Thanks to Pacific Power for their sponsorship.
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2 days ago

Oregon DEQ

#Good News!

Oregon Health Authority has lifted the recreational use #health advisory issued for North Tenmile #Lake in #Coos County.

More info on Cyanobacteria (Harmful #Algae) blooms and what to look out for at go.usa.gov/xVQhW. #HABS

Enjoy the #weekend!We know it’s hot out, but #safetyfirst!

Oregon Health Authority has issued a recreational use advisory for North Tenmile #Lake. That means you want to avoid swimming and high-speed water activities, like water skiing or power boating. Slow-speed boating is safe with no excessive water spray, which could lead to inhalation risk.

More information at go.usa.gov/xVkyX.
#waterquality
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2 days ago

Oregon DEQ

Are you ready for National #Estuaries Week?

Starting tomorrow, there will be a variety of activities throughout #Oregon celebrating our wondrous estuaries. A couple of upcoming events include:

- Sept. 17: South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (Coos Estuary) - Coffee with a #Scientist (Guided #hike to follow), Details: bit.ly/2lTbZE4
- Sept. 20: Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership (Vancouver Lake) - Big #Canoe Paddle, Details: bit.ly/2kjIOK8

How will you celebrate #EstuariesWeek?
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2 days ago

Oregon DEQ

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn't take.” – Lewis Carroll

DEQ has positions open in #accounting, #air quality, budget analysis, hazardous waste, regional solutions, #water quality and more. Come take a chance on us!

Visit go.usa.gov/xyhKD for details. #Careers #DEQ50
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