EPA town meeting meant to encourage community ends up causing more concern

The theme of the meeting was the exciting announcement that Teck's Remedial Investigation (RI) part of the RI/FS is coming to an end, which means the EPA's Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) would soon be completed as well. However, the information below, presented after the announcement of the RI and HHRA nearing completion, left the community feeling more concerned than excited.

A Call For More Research On Cancer’s Environmental Triggers

We already know how to stop many cancers before they start, scientists say. But there's a lot more work to be done. "Around half of cancers could be prevented," said Christopher Wild in the opening session of an international scientific meeting on cancer's environmental causes held in June. Wild is the former director of the World Health... Continue Reading →

Request for Northport Resident’s Participation

If you are a current or past resident of Northport, WA and have suffered health issues, specifically: Auto Immune Diseases (MS, Parkinson's, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's) Cancers  (report all cancers, but specifically  Bladder, Stomach, Pancreatic, Prostate, Kidney, Brain, Breast) Thyroid/Endocrine Disorders  (Hyper/Hypo Thyroidism, Enlarged Thyroid, Thyroid Cancer, Addisos Disease, etc) Brain Aneurism/Tumors Hearing Loss/Vertigo/ Mieners Heart... Continue Reading →

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