Celeste
Meiffren-Swango

State Director, Environment Oregon

On staff: 2006-2009; 2010 to present
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Arizona
As director of Environment Oregon, Celeste develops and runs campaigns to win real results for Oregon’s environment. She has worked on issues ranging from preventing plastic pollution, stopping global warming, defending clean water, and protecting our beautiful places. Celeste’s organizing has helped to reduce kids’ exposure to lead in drinking water at childcare facilities in Oregon, encourage transportation electrification, ban single-use plastic grocery bags, defend our bedrock environmental laws and more. She is also the author of the children’s book, Myrtle the Turtle, empowering kids to prevent plastic pollution. Celeste lives in Portland, Ore., with her husband and two daughters, where they frequently enjoy the bounty of Oregon’s natural beauty.

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Statement: Environment Oregon state director heads to White House event to celebrate Inflation Reduction Act

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Statement: Environment Oregon state director heads to White House event to celebrate Inflation Reduction Act

Environment Oregon state director Celeste Meiffren-Swango will join about a dozen colleagues from The Public Interest Network and hundreds of other people at the ceremony in Washington to celebrate the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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