As an environmental champion and a vocal defender of important environmental regulations, Congressman Blumenauer has supported efforts to strengthen the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. He has also helped pass new laws that promote clean energy, fight global warming, and encourage more efficient use of valuable natural resources.
At home in Oregon, Congressman Blumenauer has been a leader in protecting some of Oregon's most treasured icons including Mt. Hood and the Columbia Gorge. He is passionate about helping the federal government work in better partnership with local communities to improve watershed health and protect open space. His strong support for green businesses and manufacturing is helping Oregon become one of the country's leading clean energy states.
Updated July 29, 2011