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Monday, September 22, 2014

Oregon Global Warming Commission to meet September 25, 2014

Angus Duncan
Oregon Global Warming Commission to meet September 25 
OGWC to vote on resolution in support of EPA’s Clean Air Act
SALEM — The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 25 in Portland from 9:00 a.m. to noon at World Trade Center II, 25 SW Salmon St. (Mezzanine level).
A listen-only call-in line will be available for those who cannot attend the meeting in Portland. The telephone number is 1-877-336-1831. Please use the access code 872206.
The OGWC agenda will include:
Reviewing results of a study analyzing climate change and public health issues in Oregon 
Updating the Commission on the Oregon Carbon Tax Study’s progress 
Summarizing recent findings in the scientific community on climate impacts, including the US Climate Assessment Report and the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report
Also on the agenda:
The OGWC will discuss and vote on a draft OGWC Resolution in support of EPA’s Clean Air Act Section 111(d) proposed existing power plant carbon emissions regulations.
For more information about this meeting, please visit the Commission’s website at:
If you need special accommodations to participate in the meeting, please contact Linda Ross at 503-378-6874 or at linda.ross@state.or.us.
The Oregon Global Warming Commission is a 25-member advisory group created by the 2007 Legislature through House Bill 3543. Members were appointed and directed to develop long-term policy recommendations to prepare for, adapt to, and combat global warming. Public comments can be submitted to the commission at Oregon.GWC@state.or.us. Sign up for the "Oregon Climate Change News" listserv at www.orclimatechange.gov to hear about Global Warming Commission meetings and the state’s efforts to address climate change.
For more information on climate change activities in Oregon, visit the Oregon Department of Energy Climate Change Portal, www.orclimatechange.gov, and the Global Warming Commission’s website at www.keeporegoncool.org.
Oregon Global Warming Commission
Oregon Department of Energy
625 Marion St NE
Salem  OR 97301
503.378.4040 Toll-free in Oregon 1.800.221.8035

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