Clean air

Our country’s reliance on fossil fuels is leaving millions of Americans with polluted air to breathe.

The Latest on Clean air
Updates
Featured Resources
The Latest
Report: Damaging methane gas pipeline leaks happen every 40 hours in the U.S.

Fossil fuel pollution

Report: Damaging methane gas pipeline leaks happen every 40 hours in the U.S.

On Thursday, OSPIRG Foundation, Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group released a new report that finds from 2010 through nearly the end of 2021, almost 2,600  gas pipeline incidents occurred in the United States that were serious enough to require reporting to the federal government. That’s the equivalent to one every 40 hours.

Media Releases  

RESOURCE: The 10 most polluting power plants in Oregon

Fossil fuel pollution

RESOURCE: The 10 most polluting power plants in Oregon

Ahead of the Supreme Court’s decision on West Virginia vs Environmental Protection Agency, a case that will determine the EPA’s authority to regulate climate pollution, Environment Oregon Research & Policy Center and OSPIRG Foundation are releasing a new factsheet ranking Oregon's dirtiest power plants.

Media Releases  

New report outlines how electric school buses could speed Oregon’s transition to clean electric grid

Electric vehicles

New report outlines how electric school buses could speed Oregon’s transition to clean electric grid

Our new report out today examines how the transition to electric school buses, in addition to keeping diesel exhaust out of developing lungs, could help speed up the expansion of clean energy by providing a critical source of reliable battery storage. 

Media Releases  

Show More