Oregon lawmakers are considering a $343.5 million transportation package that would repeal the clean fuels requirement signed into law earlier this year. Here are five things to know about this proposal.
The end of the legislative session is not far off, but Oregon lawmakers are struggling to find common ground on funding transportation infrastructure.
Legislators voted against Senate Bill 488, which would have lifted the 2015 sunset on the Oregon Clean Fuels Program.
As the Oregon legislative session convenes this week, lawmakers face a long list of bills that take on environmental issues. The list includes proposals for a statewide plastic bag ban, a tax on carbon, a tax break for biodiesel made from used cooking oil, and a buffer zone around food waste composting facilities.