Since the beginning of 2020, people have been faced with a spectrum of personal challenges. First, the COVID-19 virus swept the globe, forcing us to change our routines to manage living in a pandemic. Next, shortages of supplies emerged, and soon after that, a labor shortage. Now, over two years later, these issues and uncertainty… Read More.
Oregon is one of our nation’s leaders in clean air and water initiatives, although many residents are unaware of all the programs and financial support our state provides. One such example is the Nonpoint Source Grant Program made possible by Section 319 of the Clean Water Act. Referred to as Section 319 funds, these grants… Read More.
The United States is home to many beautiful rivers that provide essential habitats for wildlife and sustenance for farming and human consumption. Keeping our river systems clean and healthy benefits us all. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act helps protect and preserve some of our nation’s most valuable rivers and waterways. Here in Southern Oregon,… Read More.
While much focus on air quality is associated with the transportation industry, one of our neighboring counties is learning that the way we heat our homes also has a significant impact on clean air. Did you know that 74% of the poor air quality identified in Klamath County comes from uncertified wood stoves and fireplaces? … Read More.
Electric Vehicles (EVs) are quickly becoming more desirable as people become increasingly concerned about the effects of carbon emissions on the environment and soaring prices at the gas pump. The choices for EVs are continuing to grow with vehicle manufacturers expanding their product lines with solutions for commuters to those with heavy-duty needs. However, before… Read More.