Ecology investigation underway of the Northport waterfront and city park.
Average airborne PM10 arsenic and lead concentrations in the upper Columbia River valley near the international border are potentially the highest known levels in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Likewise, the average airborne cadmium concentrations are potentially the highest known anywhere in three states
The Citizens for a Clean Columbia (CCC), myself, and other Northport residents have been trying to get a well planned air monitoring study done in the area. The last air monitoring done in Northport was from 1993-1997. The results of these 4 air monitoring studies showed that levels of arsenic and cadmium exceeded the recommended... Continue Reading →
Come talk to us about metals in soil and proposed actions Share your concerns and questions In response to your requests for a meeting, EPA, Ecology, and the Northeast Tri-County Health District invite you to share your concerns and questions. EPA and the Washington Department of Ecology will discuss Ecology’s recent reports on elevated levels... Continue Reading →
Link to study results below: Soil, Lake, and Wetland Studies around Northport