EPA to hold community meeting August 20th

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 →

Government putting our health & safety at risk….still.

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 →

Continued responses between DOH and Northport Project re: initial e-mail on Northport WA Air Monitors & HHRA

Hi David - Thank you for your quick and informative response.  It was really helpful.   I have a few more questions, I apologize for my lack of knowledge in some of these areas as I am learning as I go along and your patience and help is very appreciated.  I also have some answers... 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 →

Northport & Upper Columbia communities in for another “inadequate” study?

Colville Tribes call Teck smelter study ‘deficient’ EPA also blasted for quality of oversight K.C. Mehaffey Wenatchee World Tags:Columbia RiverConfederated Tribes of the Colville ReservationEPALake RooseveltminingTeck ComincoTeck Cominco American The Cominco smelter complex, shown in 2009, sits above the Columbia River in Trail, B.C. Background The June 2006 settlement between the EPA and Teck marked the first time a Canadian company agreed to... Continue Reading →

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