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The US Supreme Court today declined to hear an appeal by Teck, Inc., of the Colville Tribes’ victories in a landmark environmental enforcement case, establishing that the Canadian mining giant’s actions in dumping millions of tons of toxic waste into the Upper Columbia River...
Top EPA adviser attacks the agency for making decisions before major review of air pollution standards is completed.
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 Perfect Storm by: Jamie Paparich Northport is a small town in northeast Washington, located 12 miles from the Canadian border. The town has approximately 375 residents, many of them born and raised there, as were their parents and grandparents. It is a wonderful little town, situated along the Columbia River in a beautiful valley. Unfortunately,... Continue Reading →
The Environmental Protection Agency is the ultimate line of defense against water contamination. Yet the Michigan crisis isn’t the first one this decade Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends Tuesday 9 February 2016 12.31 EST The ultimate responsibility to safeguard public health rests with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), per the Clean Water Act.... Continue Reading →