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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 →
LSON NEWSREGIONAL NEWS ACTIVIST CALLING FOR TECK PETITION GLENN HICKS — MAY 4, 2016 An activist south of the border is calling on citizens to make sure Teck is held accountable for its historic air pollution. Jamie Paparich in Northport, Washington is calling on citizens to petition the appeal court panel after Teck argued... Continue Reading →
If you are a past or present Northport, WA resident, or a resident of a community nearby, please read the petition below. If you agree with the statement please copy and paste the petition to an e-mail. Sign (type) your name, date, address and email at the bottom. Forward your email to: Northportproject@hotmail.com. I will... Continue Reading →
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 **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 →