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
This is great news. I was wondering if you could share the project/research study that was awarded with the air monitoring grant? I am curious because Northport still has been unable to get funding or approval for just the one air monitor we were promised and, until recently, thought was in place near the border,... Continue Reading →
Comment from Shayla Phillips: I cannot thank you enough for writing this....I am in the eigth grade and I am doing a school project on Northport. There was so much info on Northport in this and I fully enjoyed reading. Im Stephanie and Levi's younger daughter Shayla Shayla _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Response submitted by The Northport Project... Continue Reading →
Changes to environmental assessments puts health, safety at risk, say critics February 20, 2012 Heather Scoffield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA—A group of environmental lawyers, doctors and academics says the federal government will endanger health and safety if it curtails the environmental assessment process in a “haphazard” way. They fear the federal government, in its zeal... Continue Reading →