EPA's Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) disappoints again. The EPA's Math Doesn’t Add Up The EPA's Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA), published February 10, 2021, concluded that the communities' chronic exposure to heavy metal toxins from Teck smelter's air emissions, and the historical accumulation caused by their decades of disposing slag directly into the Columbia... Continue Reading →
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Kelly T. Wood, Assistant Attorney General Just over the border from Northeast Washington, in the town of Trail, B.C., the Teck Metals (formerly Teck Cominco) smelter hovers over the Columbia River like a bird of prey. In 2002 and 2003, swimmer Christopher Swain swam the length of the Columbia—from its Canadian headwaters to the Pacific... Continue Reading →
The Wall Street Journal's slideshow of Northport includes images from their 2012 article "Turmoil in Northport" click here to read full article. https://www.youtube.com/embed/NyJDMeOUITc
EPA report missed a lot Sat., Aug. 1, 2020 The EPA has released its draft Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) for public comment. How did the EPA’s Human Health Risk Assessment not take the below statistics into account when assessing the risk Northport residents are in. 34% of the Northport community is suffering from one... Continue Reading →
Within the 1,989 pages of the HHRA nothing addressed the fact that 34% of the Northport community is suffering from one of the health issues listed in my comments above.