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....
Northport 2016 BWH/Harvard Crohn's & Colitis Study Underway ~ Still Recruiting Participants ~ Dr. Josh Korzenik, The Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), one of the leading IBD researchers in the country, and his team have begun their second study of the health cluster of ulcerative colitis... Continue Reading →
2016 BWH/Harvard Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis study to begin in November In 2011 Dr. Josh Korzenik, The Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), one of the leading IBD researchers in the country, and his team conducted a study of Northport residents through health questionnaires and medical record confirmations.... Continue Reading →
Spokane Chronicle - May 27, 1992 "Canadian Companies Suspected in Illness" Read this archived article at: http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=kxd3qP2_5uAC&dat=19920527&printsec=frontpage&hl=en (pages 7 & 8 or B1 & B2) The last paragraph in the story is a quote from my Grandma, regarding all the illnesses found in Northport residents, specifically the children; "It's too late for my children because... Continue Reading →
“One American Woman’s fight against a Canadian Mining Company” Reported by Bob Keating, CBC Radio Bill: We’ll hear about one American woman’s fight against a Canadian mining company. Bill: Some people just dig in and refuse to let go. We’re going to meet someone like that this morning. Bob Keating has... Continue Reading →
Study tracks reasons behind high rate of illness near Northport Focus is area downstream from B.C. smelter Dan Pelle photo Gail Leaden was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, as was her friend on the right in the photograph. Both women used to live in Northport, Wash. Some suspect that emissions from a Trail, B.C., smelter contributed to their... Continue Reading →