Documentary/Activists – Meeting THIS Saturday in Northport

REMINDER:  The group with Their Mines, Our Stories: Work, Environment and Justice in ASARCO-Impacted Communities will be visiting Northport this weekend. Through research, film, photography, oral history and analytical writing, they are documenting communities located near smelters, struggling with the impacts of decades of pollution on their environment and health. Their goal is to explore "how communities, through... Continue Reading →

Northport Residents – Meeting with multi-media project “Their Mines, Our Stories” – May 28th

Their Mines, Our Stories, is a multi-media project started by two professors from the Evergreen State College. Anne Fischel (Media and Community Studies) and Lin Nelson (Environmental Health and Community Studies) began this project by documenting the experiences of individuals in communities who worked at, and/or lived close to, one of the ASARCO smelters. ASARCO is... Continue Reading →

Teck spill adds to long history of polluting upper Columbia

Tribal Tribune   April 21, 2016 Press Release | Updated Yesterday NESPELEM—This week Teck Cominco’s failure to manage its operations has once again sent toxic pollution into the Columbia River. It is another tragic assault by Teck on the region’s natural resources. Teck’s disregard for the land, air and water it impacts must be stopped.... Continue Reading →

AIR MONITORING IN NORTHPORT: PART III *LETTER PETITION- For Air Monitoring in Northport*

AIR MONITORING IN NORTHPORT:  PART III **See letter to copy/sign/paste/send to EPA contact requesting air monitoring at end of article*** So, it was established in the air monitoring conducted by Ecology from 1992-1998 that the levels of arsenic and cadmium in Northport’s air was much higher than safety standards, and risk based concentrations.  The levels... Continue Reading →

2016 residential soil sampling meeting Feb. 24th, 6:30pm- Northport Cafeteria

http://www.lrf.org | info@lrf.org February 12, 2016 Northport open house to focus on 2016 free residential soil sampling opportunities   February 24th, 6:30 p.m., Northport School Cafeteria. Click here for flyer with details. The Forum is hosting an open house for Upper Columbia Valley property owners to learn about eligibility and the opportunity for free soil sampling... Continue Reading →

DOH Memo on Northport Lead Screening Results

  November 5, 2015 CATEGORY: News Release RELEASE DATE: For Immediate Release RE: Lead Screening in Northport CONTACT: Northeast Tri County Health District 509-684-2262 In response to concerns over elevated levels of lead in soil and possible human exposure in the Northport area, the Washington State Department of Health and the Northeast Tri-County Health District... Continue Reading →

Citizens for a Clean Columbia Jan Newsletter

Citizens for a Clean Columbia Our mission: to advocate for a clean Columbia River ecosystem Newsletter JANUARY 2016   Who are we? Citizens for a Clean Columbia (CCC) is a volunteer organization focused on advocating for the health of the Upper Columbia River (UCR) and Lake Roosevelt. Visit us at http://www.cleancolumbia.org. News in Brief EPA October... Continue Reading →

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