In the 176 pages of the EPA’s Final Site-Wide Human Health Risk Assessment, published on February 10, 2021, the EPA found that the risk we are in is, basically, uncertain.
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 →
EPA Releases Draft Human Health Risk Assessment of Northport
Attend June 10th or June 15th webinar on the EPA's Human Health Risk Assessment of Northport to voice your comments/concerns.
Northport Crohn’s & Colitis Study Underway
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 →
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 →