Northport residents demand EPA and/or Teck to install air monitoring based on Ecology’s current air monitoring study that found levels of arsenic and cadmium are still way above safety standards, and Residents continue to b diagnosed with debilitating diseases
Wall Street Journal article on Northport!
New Twist in Pollution Case Canadian Smelter's Legal Maneuver Frustrates Residents Along Northwest Border By Joel Millman Updated Sept. 11, 2012 9:42 pm ET NORTHPORT, Wash.—Ranching families and American Indian tribes along the Columbia River here have long accused a refinery across the river in Canada of poisoning their land. In a surprise move,... Continue Reading →
Excellent opinion article on Teck’s “artful stalling”
OPINION: Canadian smelter refines its legal case with admission [The Seattle Times] By Lance Dickie, The Seattle Times McClatchy-Tribune Information Services Sept. 14--After years of legal quibbling, artful stalling, and averted eyes, Canadian smelter Teck Metals Ltd. acknowledged a century of using the Upper Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt as an industrial sewer. Teck Cominco, Teck Resources... Continue Reading →
Teck Resources Agreement in Upper Columbia Litigation
See below my response to Teck's Press Release sent to me by CBC Radio this morning..... From: Jamie Paparich Sent: Monday, September 10, 2012 11:32 AM To: 'Chris Walker' Subject: RE: Teck press release... Thanks for the article Chris. Unfortunately it sounds like more smoke screens from Teck. They state that “studies in the Upper Columbia... Continue Reading →