U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Conduct More Soil Cleanup This Summer/Fall within Town of Northport

EPA is performing additional soil cleanup work at 15 properties within Northport during summer/fall 2022. This includes 14 residential properties and a common use area at the corner of 3rd Street & Columbia. This cleanup work is being done to address threats to people’s health from potential exposure to lead in their soil. This 2022 soil... Continue Reading →

Teck in its Tweens: An Update on 12 Years of Litigation Over The Canadian Smelter

Kelly T. Wood, Assistant Attorney General Just over the border from Northeast Washington, in the town of Trail, B.C., the Teck Metals (formerly Teck Cominco) smelter hovers over the Columbia River like a bird of prey. In 2002 and 2003, swimmer Christopher Swain swam the length of the Columbia—from its Canadian headwaters to the Pacific... Continue Reading →

Northport Song

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 →

BWH/Harvard Northport IBD Study to begin next month

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 Colitis & Crohn’s

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 →

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