Proceso de limpieza del Río Willamette

KUNP, September 6, 2016 “Activistas latinas quieren crear conciencia de los peligros que se esconden en el Río Willamette y ser parte del proceso de la limpieza.”

Divvying Up the Superfund Cleanup

Portland Tribune, August 30th, 2016 “The Port of Portland, state of Oregon, NW Natural and other players in the long-running saga have some advice: Divide the Superfund cleanup into smaller, bite-size projects.” “The Port of Portland has continually worked against the EPA in this process,” Williams says. “At this point, it’s more gamesmanship by the […]

Tribal leaders take their case on Willamette River cleanup to D.C.

Street Roots, August 2nd, 2016 “Fishing isn’t just a right on paper for us, it’s a part of who we are and how we live” said Virgil Lewis, a member of the Yakama Tribal Council. “This plan does not go far enough to protect the waters and fish, and therefore violates the treaty that reserves […]

Watered-down promises for the Willamette River cleanup

Street Roots, June 30th, 2016 “Early this month the EPA released its draft plan to remove toxic contamination from the bottom of the Willamette River. The plan represents the culmination of 16 years of study, a federal mandate to remove toxic substances, and extensive jockeying from government agencies, polluting industries and community and environmental groups. […]

A sewer runs through it — the Willamette River in the 21st century:

Street Roots, June 9th, 2016 “… the Willamette is a major priority for the Yakama Nation, as it is one of the most important sources of fish contamination in the entire Columbia basin – from the Canadian border to the mouth of the river. “This is a one-shot opportunity to get the cleanup done right, and […]

Portland’s Finally Going to Talk to Disadvantaged Folks About Their Filthy River

Portland Mercury, April 13th, 2016 “I’m pushing the city to do more innovative, creative solutions as opposed to the bare minimum, which is what they’ve been doing,” says Edward Hill, executive director of Groundwork Portland, which looks out for the interests of minorities and low-income Portlanders on environmental issues like the Superfund site.” “The group […]

EPA eyes N. Portland site for toxic dump

EPA eyes N. Portland site for toxic dump PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Willamette River from the Broadway Bridge to Sauvie Island is lined with toxic waste from years of marine and industrial activities. It’s a Superfund site the EPA ordered to be cleaned up. But that toxic waste view private instagram reddit 2017 has […]

Report: ‘Big One’ earthquake would decimate area’s gas supply

Report: ‘Big One’ earthquake would decimate area’s gas supply “Oregon has a high concentration of liquid fuels stored along a short six-mile stretch of the Willamette River in Portland Harbor. The Oregon Department of Geologic and Mineral Industries examined what could happen during a magnitude 8 or 9 earthquake. Such an event could cause pipes to break, […]

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