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Tell The Home Depot: Preserve the boreal forest

The Canadian boreal forest is the largest remaining primary forest on the planet. It stores 300 billion tons of carbon, provides habitat for threatened boreal caribou, billions of birds and a multitude of other species.

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Clean water to drink and clean air to breathe; healthy lakes, rivers and forests; sources of energy that don’t pollute and never run out — all this should be the heritage we leave to future generations.

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Briefing: We don’t need deep sea mining

Oceans

Briefing: We don’t need deep sea mining

Hear experts discuss the damage deep sea mining could do in our ocean, why it's not the answer to our critical mineral needs and some of the alternatives at our fingertips.

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Accidents waiting to happen: Industrial toxic chemicals
The Freedom Industries plant in West Virginia, site of a major 2014 chemical spill into the Elk River

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Accidents waiting to happen: Industrial toxic chemicals

Across the United States, thousands of facilities use or store chemicals that are harmful to people and the environment. Many of these facilities are located along waterways, where leaks or spills pose a risk of catastrophic damage.

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The issues and initiatives Environment Oregon takes are critical, both for understanding and combating climate change, and I’m proud to be a member. Dennis Johnson, Member, Environment Oregon