Press Release

For Immediate Release:
May 23, 2018

Contact:
Gina Williams, Alliance Communications
[email protected]
Cell: 360-606-8489
http://www.OrBizClimate.org

Nancy J. Hamilton, Co-Director of the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate, will present the business case for passing cap and invest policy in Oregon at the City Club of Central Oregon Forum on Thurs., May 24.

“A Solution for Pollution? What Carbon Pricing Means for Oregon” is the title of Thursday’s May Forum. Hamilton will join guests Greg Dotson, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Oregon and Ed Finklea, Natural Gas Director for the Alliance of Western Energy Consumers.

The Oregon Business Alliance for Climate is a statewide, nonpartisan organization with more than 70 members that support moving forward in the 2019 Legislative Session with cap and invest legislation.

“Our members agree that a market-based approach to carbon pricing is the most effective and efficient way to reduce our state’s greenhouse gas reduction emissions and help put us on track to meet our goals,” Hamilton said. “I look forward to the conversation in Central Oregon.”

Hamilton heads the Alliance with Co-Director Steve Baczko.

Alliance Board of Directors :

Tom Kelly
Board Chair
Owner and President, Neil Kelly Company

Jim Bernau
Co-Founder, Willamette Valley Vineyards

Steve Clem
VP of Construction, Skanska

Jon Isaacs
Public Affairs Manager, Uber

Tom Koehler
Co-Founder, Pacific Ethanol

Carter MacNichol
Managing Director, Shiels Obletz Johnsen

Jonathan Nicholas
Vice President, Strategic Communications, Moda, Inc.

Cindi O’Neil
Vice President, SolAire Homebuilders

Alando Simpson
Vice President, City of Roses Disposal & Recycling

Alan Sprott
Vice President, Vigor Industrial

John Tapogna
President, ECONorthwest

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Our Mission is to provide a framework for Oregon industry leaders to collaborate on policy and business engagements aimed at promoting investment, job creation, competitiveness and economic growth toward Oregon’s low carbon economy.

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