Oregon looks at cleaning up dirty diesel with HB 2007, let's strengthen it!

Oregon looks at cleaning up dirty diesel with HB 2007, let's strengthen it!

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Oregon House Committee on Energy and Environment held a public hearing yesterday for HB 2007, a bill that would phase out old diesel trucks over 10 years and allocate VW Settlement funds towards replacing or retrofitting older engines. In 2017 we supported the Legislature’s decision to use some of these VW funds to replace old diesel school buses. We believe that HB 2007 takes a necessary next step further in prioritizing the needs of our most vulnerable communities. But we also believe that we can do better.

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