NEDC was established by a group of professors, law students and attorney alumni at Lewis and Clark Law School in 1969. NEDC is an independent non-profit organization working to protect the environment and natural resources of the Pacific Northwest.
Stormwater runoff from industrial sites is a major contributor to water pollution in the Pacific Northwest. When precipitation comes into contact with industrial pollutants, these pollutants—if not properly managed—can be carried through stormwater runoff into the region’s waters. NEDC has … Read More
Visit our Diesel Petition page for details about our petition to Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission to regulate diesel emissions from indirect sources
The Portland Tribune continues to provide excellent coverage of Oregon’s evolving industrial air toxics program. “I want to voice my support for the most protective outcome that can be achieved through this process,” said Mark Riskedahl, NEDC’s Executive Director. “Environmental … Read More
Come join us out at spectacular Camp Westwind September 6-8 to celebrate NEDC’s 50th anniversary!
Willamette Week journalists interview NEDC Executive Director Mark Riskedahl about this preventable catastrophe. Read more.