Attend June 10th or June 15th webinar on the EPA's Human Health Risk Assessment of Northport to voice your comments/concerns.
Northport 2016 BWH/Harvard Crohn's & Colitis Study Underway ~ Still Recruiting Participants ~ Dr. Josh Korzenik, The Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), one of the leading IBD researchers in the country, and his team have begun their second study of the health cluster of ulcerative colitis... Continue Reading →
The next Below is a song about Northport I found in some of my Grandparent's belongings. I am not sure when the song was written, or where it was performed. The writer / composer is at the top of the lyric sheet below. ________________________________________________________ Written and composed by: Harris K. Moku, Jr. Special thanks... Continue Reading →
2016 BWH/Harvard Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis study to begin in November In 2011 Dr. Josh Korzenik, The Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), one of the leading IBD researchers in the country, and his team conducted a study of Northport residents through health questionnaires and medical record confirmations.... Continue Reading →
Linking Air Pollution to Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease; A statement for Northport residents, epidemiologists, research organizations and universities on an opportunity for an epidemiological case-control study on Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis that continues to be ignored By Jamie Paparich Extensive studies continue to be... Continue Reading →
Sept. 9, 2016 By Jamie Paparich Last month a U.S. District Court Judge ruled Teck, a Canadian smelter, must pay the Confederated Tribes of the Colville (Washington) Reservation $8.25 million in reimbursement of the Tribe’s legal expenses that have mounted in the two decade long legal battle with the smelter. The battle was over the... Continue Reading →
Originally published August 12, 2016 at 6:07 pm By The Associated Press SPOKANE — Washington state and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation say they intend to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that said a Canadian company can’t be held liable for toxic air pollution that drifted into the state. The... Continue Reading →
The Original article published at Lake Roosevelt Forum, http://www.lrf.org A three judge panel from the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that aerial deposition from the Teck smelter in Trail, Canada does not constitute "disposal." As such, Teck cannot be held liable for hazardous substances such as lead, arsenic and mercury emitted from Trail smoke... Continue Reading →