Teck and EPA reach agreement to clean-up Northport properties

Teck Smelter agrees to clean up 15 lead-contaminated properties in Northport, WA (Seattle, WA – Aug, 13, 2015)   Teck Metals Limited and Teck American Incorporated have reached a legally binding cleanup agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to begin removing lead and other contaminants from 15 properties in northeast Washington state. Under the terms... Continue Reading →

Wall Street Journal article on Northport!

New Twist in Pollution Case Canadian Smelter's Legal Maneuver Frustrates Residents Along Northwest Border September 11, 2012, 9:42 p.m. ET By JOEL MILLMAN 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, the plant's owner,... Continue Reading →

Letter to WA State DOH & EPA Re: Funding to protect Northport WA residents

December 15, 2011 To: Marc Stifelman,Toxicologist - U.S. EPA, Region 10 David McBride, Toxicologist -  WA State Dpt. of Health Re:  ASTHO Funding Opportunity for Northport Project / Air Monitoring Concerns Dear David & Marc, I realize that the EPA is currently in the process of conducting the Human Health Risk Assessment of recreational use... Continue Reading →

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