Statistically Speaking

40% of the Community of Northport is sick with similar health issues. Yet, the EPA says, based on their research, the towns health issues cannot be linked to Teck, the Canadian smelter 12 miles upriver from the town.    

Trump administration lifts temporary freeze on EPA grants

Trump administration lifts temporary freeze on EPA grants   By Brady Dennis January 30 at 5:33 PM Follow @brady_dennis The headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)   The Trump administration has lifted a temporary freeze on billions of dollars of grants from the Environmental Protection Agency, saying the programs will continue... Continue Reading →

EPA ANSWERS NORTHPORT QUESTIONS: Property Values, Livestock, Air & Water Quality

Recently I received questions from a concerned Northport resident regarding land value, livestock permits, economic value, and air and water quality;  in reference to the EPA/Teck Upper Columbia Studies and Clean-up. I forwarded those questions along to our EPA Project Manager, Laura Buelow. Laura, Kay Morrison, (Community Involvement Coordinator), and Marc Stifelman, (EPA Toxicologist), responded... Continue Reading →

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