- Resolution: Directs a process to rename the Sauvie Island Bridge to honor the Island’s Native American history and communities.
- Report: Health Impacts from Excessive Heat Events in Multnomah County, Oregon in 2021
- Ordinance: Update to the 2018 wood smoke ordinance
- Report: Impacts of Fuel Releases from the Critical Energy Infrastructure Hub
- Resolution 2021: Expresses support for accelerating the county’s transition from the use of gas powered leaf blowers at county facilities, and for convening a work group with the City of Portland to consider an equitable community-wide phase-out strategy for gas powered leaf blowers.
- Report: 2010-2020 Regional Climate and Health Monitoring Report
- Proclamation 2021-078: Multnomah County Board of Commissioners Proclaims October 11, 2021 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Multnomah County, Oregon.
- Report: Multnomah County REACH Traffic Safety Report: At the Intersection of Transportation, Health, Race and Justice
- Report: Heat Event Preliminary Findings and Action Steps
- Report: Preliminary Review on Excessive Heat Deaths in Multnomah County
- Resolution 2021-021: Reaffirms Multnomah County’s Commitment to fossil fuel free buildings and affirms support for the update of Multnomah County’s LEED Gold and High Performance Green Building Policy.
- Resolution 2021-017: The Multnomah County Board of County Commissioners declares racism a public health crisis.
- Report: 2015 Climate Action Plan Final Progress Report
- Ordinance 1278: Designates an enforcement mechanism for PropertyFit and declares an emergency.
- Report: 2019 Regional Climate and Health Monitoring Report
- Report: 2019 Resource Conservation Report
- Multnomah County filed an amicus brief to be a friend of the court in a long-running lawsuit on climate change that’s pitting Oregon teens against the state they call home.
- Resolution 2019-091: Opposes the expansion of infrastructure for transporting or storing fossil fuels in Multnomah County, and supports efforts to require fossil fuel industry to bear the full cost of damages caused by transporting, storing, or using fossil fuels.
- Report: Roadmap to Affordable Solar in Multnomah County
- Report: 2018 Resource Conservation Report
- Resolution 2018-095: Affirms Multnomah County's intent to establish a clean diesel procurement policy that will require contractors working on County construction projects to use equipment that reduces air pollution.
- Resolution 2018-108: Affirms support for environmental justice and encourages the adoption of an environmental justice policy and prepare an environmental justice snapshot.
- Ordinance 1253: From October 1 through March 1, homeowners, renters and businesses in Multnomah County cannot use wood stoves, fireplaces or any outdoor wood burning devices on days when the air quality is forecasted to be poor. Exemptions are available.
- Report: 2015 Climate Action Plan Progress Report
- Report: 2017 Resource Conservation Report
- Resolution 2017-046: Affirms Multnomah County's commitment to meeting community-wide energy needs in Multnomah County with 100 percent renewable energy by 2050
- Report: Oil-by-Rail Cargo Movement in Multnomah County
- Resolution 2016-011: Opposes oil shipment by rail, and endorses comments on the Tesoro Savage Vancouver Energy Distribution Terminal draft environmental impact statement
- Resolution 2016-018: Establishes a Commercial Property Assessed Seismic Rehabilitation Program in Multnomah County
- Released the 2015 Climate Action Plan
- Resolution 2015-076: Adopts the joint Multnomah County and City of Portland 2015 Climate Action Plan
- Resolution 2015-097: Establishes a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy ("CPACE") Program in Multnomah County
- Resolution 2015-104: Adopts a fossil fuel divestment policy for Multnomah County
- Resolution 2015-120: Supports the productive reuse and safe recycling of County surplus information technology and the County's ongoing commitment to digital inclusion
- Report: Climate Change Preparation Strategy
- Report: Climate Risks and Vulnerabilities Assessment
- Ordinance 1207: Establishes solid waste regulations in unincorporated areas of the County
- Resolution 2014-122: Adopts the joint Multnomah County/City of Portland Climate Change Preparation Strategy
- Formed the Sustainable Jails Project
- Resolution 2012-150: Reaffirms the Healthy Purchasing Initiative in collaboration with the City of Portland
- Administrative Procedure SUS-3 Vehicle Idling Reduction (313.76 KB): To protect the public health and the environment by reducing emissions of air toxics by reducing idling of County fleet and vendor vehicles
- Resolution 2011-009: Adopts the Multnomah Food Action Plan
- Resolution 2011-056: Reallocates qualified energy conservation bond volume cap to the State of Oregon
- Resolution 2011-113: Authorizes the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Declaration of Cooperation to form the Portland Region Sustainable Communities Consortium
- Resolution 2011-129: Adopts the restriction of sale for all beverage containers containing Bisphenol A
- Administrative Procedure PUR-8: Incorporates sustainability considerations into purchasing of goods and services
- Ordinance 1166: Establishes the Office of Sustainability and the Office of Diversity and Equity
- Ordinance 1171: Terminates the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the City of Portland Dissolving the Sustainable Development Commission
- Resolution 2010-145: Appoints Members to Multnomah County Advisory Committee on Sustainability and Innovation
- Resolution 2010-148: Adopts a County policy with respect to using County funds to purchase bottled water
- Resolution 2010-159: Adopts a green meeting and event policy for Multnomah County
- Released the 2009 Climate Action Plan
- Resolution 09-044: Authorizes a Multnomah County "Hope Garden" to encourage the production of community-grown food and urge Multnomah County and City of Portland residents to assist hunger relief and nutrition efforts by supporting the "Plant a Row for the Hungry" campaign
- Resolution 09-067: Authorizes the creation and implementation of the County C.R.O.P.S. (Community Reaps Our Produce and Shares) emergency garden program
- Resolution 09-133: Adopts the 2009 Climate Action Plan in partnership with City of Portland
- Resolution 08-004: Adopts a LEED-Gold and high performance green building policy for Multnomah County and repeals Resolution 04-178
- Resolution 08-015: Exempts the roof restoration project for the Central Library re-roof/green roof from Administrative Procedure FAC-1
- Resolution 08-035: Adopts the U.S. Cool Counties Climate Stabilization Declaration in partnership with Clackamas County
- Proclamation 08-041: Proclaims April 7th through April 13th, 2008 Public Health Awareness Week in Multnomah County
- Resolution 08-096: Authorizes use of County property for the installation of solar facilities to provide solar energy to County facilities
- Order 08-114: Adopts a policy requiring the nutrition labeling of food items at chain restaurants
- Resolution 08-129: Adopts the "Local Government Green Jobs Pledge"
- Developed the Waste Prevention and Recycling Plan
- Resolution 07-124: Adopts a policy to reduce benzene pollution
- Resolution 07-125: Authorizes the development of solar energy projects on County facilities
- Resolution 07-173: Approves efforts to develop an update to the 2001 Portland Multnomah Local Action Plan on Global Warming, including the formation of a citizen advisory committee to provide recommendations to the update
- Resolution 07-183: Authorizes a "County Digs" project to enhance opportunities for urban agriculture in Multnomah County
- Resolution 07-184: Establishes a Multnomah County cellular phone recycling program
- RSK-21 New Chemical Review Process (686.25 KB): Ensures employee safety when using chemical products in the workplace
- Resolution 06-073: Adopts the Toxics Reduction Strategy, incorporating the Precautionary Principle as a framework
- Resolution 05-035: Supports legislation to promote the use and production of biofuels in Oregon
- Resolution 05-102: Establishes waste prevention and recycling goals for County operations
- Resolution 05-154: Adopts a green cleaning policy for County facilities
- Resolution 05-193: Names the Multnomah Building green roof the Amy Joslin Eco Roof
- Resolution 04-019: Adopts sustainability principles for Multnomah County
- Resolution 04-048: Supported SOLV on Earth Day
- Resolution 04-140: Recognizes National Pollution Prevention Week and directs the development of a Toxics Reduction Strategy jointly with the City of Portland
- Resolution 04-178: Adopts high performance green building policy recommendations for Multnomah County
- Resolution 03-035: Extends timelines for the Portland Multnomah County Food Policy Council
- Resolution 03-092: Adopts a policy for paper and paint purchasing and sets goals for paper use
- Executive Rule 268 Energy Conservation (314.98 KB)
- Resolution 02-093: Establishes a Portland/Multnomah County Food Policy Council
- Resolution 01-052: Approves the adoption of a joint City of Portland and Multnomah County Local Action Plan on Global Warming
- Resolution 00-046: Authorizes the purchase of renewable electricity
- Resolution 96-153: Commits to purchasing products made from post-consumer recycled material
- Ordinance 606: Establishes a recycling program for County facilities
- Ordinance 608: Establishes an environmentally-friendly purchasing policy
- Ordinance 614: Prohibits food providers from using Styrofoam packaging products
- Ordinance 635: Amendments to Ordinance 614