NW Natural—Oregon's largest fossil fuel utility—wants to raise gas prices by nearly 12 percent. By supporting further growth of the gas industry, this rate hike will increase energy burdens for already struggling Oregon families, worsen the climate crisis, and pollute the air we breathe.
This session, the legislature provided historic levels of investments in clean energy solutions and electric vehicles, as well as significant progress for environmental and social justice in our state.
Transportation is the largest source of our climate pollution in the Pacific Northwest. With new research, Climate Solutions has evaluated options to meet our climate goals in Washington and Oregon, cutting carbon from our transportation system.
We're past due for a new package of transportation projects, planning efforts, and innovations. We want legislators to pass a new package—and to ensure our transportation systems are equitable, accessible, safe, affordable, and clean.