• warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'files' in /home/phcag/public_html/modules/upload/upload.module on line 281.

Harbor cleanup stirs possibilities for all - Portland Tribune Editorial

Harbor cleanup stirs possibilities for all

People hope a cleaner river will mean greater recreational opportunities for activities such as fishing (for nourishment as well as fun), boating, picnicking, walking and biking. They also want to see the natural environment restored and preserved for wildlife and native species of plants.

Willamette Superfund cleanup could put $2B up for grabs

Take Me to The River: Portraits of the Willamette.

Published in Willamette Week: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19152-take_me_to_the_river.html

We are a major metropolitan area with salmon and steelhead runs, tailed by hungry sea lions, through city limits. But for decades we used the river as a ditch for our refuse, gagging it with sewage and offal.

We brought the Willamette back from the dead in the 1960s and have given it a new chance with a recently finished, $1.4 billion sewer project intended to keep its waters safe.

Railroad Company Fined $37,500 for Not Being Careful Enough With Superfund Dirt

Reported by Willamette Week 4/26/12:  http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-28559-railroad_company_fined_$37500_for_not_being_careful_enough_with_superfund_dirt.html

EPA says BNSF Railway Company excavated and removed 36 cubic yards of soil near the cap boundary in 2009, as part of a project stabilizing the ground for a train pull-off. EPA cited BNSF for not labeling the dirt as polluted, then improperly storing and transporting it, all violations of federal hazardous waste law.

Portland Harbor Superfund site cleanup must extend to the Columbia

A guest column by Virgil Lewis published in The Oregonian -

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2012/04/portland_harbor_supe...

Cutting through the muck Oregonian Editorial

Posted at http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2012/04/cutting_through_the_...

The Portland Harbor conversation must ramp up while focusing on things unseen and underwater. That's where the attentions of regulators are -- justifying dredging here and capping there, directly affecting the fortunes of so many industries and the Willamette River itself.

Willamette River Superfind Site on OPB's Think Out Loud

Aired April 4, 2012
GUESTS: 

http://www.opb.org/thinkoutloud/shows/willamette-river-superfund-site/

EPA to Hold Four(4) Public Information Sessions for Portland Harbor Draft Feasibility Study

Release Date: 04/04/2012
Contact Information: Mark MacIntyre, EPA/Seattle - 206-553-7302(desk) 206-369-7999(cell) macintyre.mark@epa.gov

Syndicate content