EPA Public Meeting in Northport – Oct. 15

An EPA Public meeting will be held on Tuesday, Oct 15th from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Northport High School Cafeteria (404 10th Street). The presenters will update the community about the Upper Columbia River Remedial Investigation and Human Health Risk Assessment.

The Upper Columbia River and surrounding area is currently being investigated for contamination to evaluate potential risks to human health and the environment. This meeting will provide information on the project status and schedule for the upcoming Site-Wide Human Health Risk Assessment Report, progress on soil amendment testing, and soil removal assessment. The EPA will be joined by the Washington Department of Health to discuss current fish advisories in the Columbia River, and measures that can be taken to limit exposure to contamination. Time will be available for responding to questions and concerns. Light refreshments will be served.

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