EPA’s Cami Grandinetti says they turned down a petition from 100 (Northport) residents asking for more testing.
The EPA recently explained to the community of Northport, WA, based on the EPA’s analysis of existing data they have decided not to conduct additional air monitoring in our area....
April 13, 2016 SPILL ALERT: Teck Smelter, Trail B.C. Due to a failure of a sump pump at Teck Smelter in B.C., leachate from an old landfill and arsenic storage area has been released into Stony Creek, which discharges into the Columbia River. The specific toxins and the amounts released is not yet known at... Continue Reading →
The Citizens for a Clean Columbia (CCC), myself, and other Northport residents have been trying to get a well planned air monitoring study done in the area. The last air monitoring done in Northport was from 1993-1997. The results of these 4 air monitoring studies showed that levels of arsenic and cadmium exceeded the recommended... Continue Reading →
Come talk to us about metals in soil and proposed actions Share your concerns and questions In response to your requests for a meeting, EPA, Ecology, and the Northeast Tri-County Health District invite you to share your concerns and questions. EPA and the Washington Department of Ecology will discuss Ecology’s recent reports on elevated levels... Continue Reading →
Link to study results below: Soil, Lake, and Wetland Studies around Northport
This is great news. I was wondering if you could share the project/research study that was awarded with the air monitoring grant? I am curious because Northport still has been unable to get funding or approval for just the one air monitor we were promised and, until recently, thought was in place near the border,... Continue Reading →
Comment from Shayla Phillips: I cannot thank you enough for writing this....I am in the eigth grade and I am doing a school project on Northport. There was so much info on Northport in this and I fully enjoyed reading. Im Stephanie and Levi's younger daughter Shayla Shayla _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Response submitted by The Northport Project... Continue Reading →
Changes to environmental assessments puts health, safety at risk, say critics February 20, 2012 Heather Scoffield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA—A group of environmental lawyers, doctors and academics says the federal government will endanger health and safety if it curtails the environmental assessment process in a “haphazard” way. They fear the federal government, in its zeal... Continue Reading →