Oregon’s self-service gas bill moves to House floor
Oregon’s laws regarding self-service gas may change as a bill moves to the House.. Learn more here.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – The bill that will allow Oregonians to pump their own gas at stations around the state will move to the House floor after members of the House Committee on Emergency Management voted to advance it in a work session Thursday.
House Bill 2426 is a bipartisan bill with chief sponsors Rep. Shelly Boshart Davis, R-Albany; Rep. Julie Fahey, D-Eugene; Sen. Daniel Bonham, R-The Dalles; and Sen. Janeen Sollman, D-Hillsboro.
The bill would allow…
Portland-area gas prices dip below $4 a gallon for first time since FebruaryGas prices have fallen below $4/gallon. Learn more here. By Elliot Njus | The Oregonian/OregonLive / David Cansler | The Oregonian/OregonLive
The price of a gallon of regular gasoline has fallen below $4 a gallon in the Portland area for the first time in 10 months.
Metro residents are paying $3.93 a gallon at the pump this week, according to AAA. Gas prices have been in a steep decline since October, when metro residents were paying $5.64 a gallon, a record high.
The relief comes as Oregonians embark on holiday road trips — and just ahead of…
Oregon bans sales of new gas-powered passenger cars by 2035
The sale of gasoline-powered passenger vehicles will be prohibited by 2035. Learn more here.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Policymakers for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on Monday approved a rule that prohibits the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in Oregon by 2035.
The effort comes as Oregon plans to cut climate-warming emissions by 50% by 2035 and by 90% by 2050, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. The transportation sector accounts for nearly 40% of greenhouse gas emissions in Oregon.
The rule is based on vehicle emission standards California adopted in August. The standards require car manufacturers to sell a certain percentage of zero-emission vehicles — electric cars, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles — as part…