Press Release: Eugene City Council Hears Overwhelming Support for Healthy Homes Policy


For immediate releaseNovember 22, 2002 Contact:Bethany Cotton, Cascadia Wildlands, 503-327-4923Noah Rott, Sierra Club Eugene, OR — Over 100 community members rallied ahead of a Eugene City Council hearing last night … Continue reading Press Release: Eugene City Council Hears Overwhelming Support for Healthy Homes Policy

In the Media: Oregon lawmakers, groups demand investigation over NW Natural’s gas claims


by Monica Samayoa (OPB). Originally published on OPB.org, Aug. 17, 2022 7:19 p.m.

More than two dozen organizations along with Oregon lawmakers are calling on the state’s Department of Justice to investigate Oregon’s largest natural gas utility over what they claim is false advertising to the public and in schools.

Opinion: NW Natural’s campaign reeks of desperation


by Bethany Cotton, Conservation Director for Cascadia Wildlands
Originally published in The Register-Guard, May 27, 2022.

NW Natural is running full page ads in this paper co-opting the word “choice” while half of our country’s population is facing the impending loss of a fundamental constitutional right. The company, like others wedded to climate-destroying fossil fuels, knows that the future is bleak for its dangerous product, so it is behaving like the dying industry it is by employing increasingly desperate rhetoric.