On October 23rd, 2023, the Eugene City Council voted unanimously to direct city planning staff to draft an ordinance to create a public health zoning code that will protect the health of residents and school children from industrial air, water and soil pollution.
See this report from the Eugene Register-Guard:
Eugene council takes step to create rules they say will protect the city from polluters by Alan Torres, Eugene Register-Guard
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Read more about our work to rally support for this development and the benefits of public health protection zoning.