State, tribes to challenge ruling on cross-border emissions

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 Death List

by:  Jamie Paparich In 1992 reporter Julie Titone wrote an article in the Spokesman-Review, “Canadian companies suspected in illnesses.”  The article focused on a group of mothers in Northport, Washington and the large amount of health issues their small community suffered from, due to, in their opinion, their chronic exposure to the heavy metal toxins... 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 →

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