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 →

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

  Necessity of Air Monitoring in Northport, WA The WA Department of Ecology’s air monitoring studies completed in Northport from 1992-1998 showed extremely elevated levels of arsenic (200 times higher than the national standard), and cadmium (see the results below in part II). No air monitoring has been done since 1998. So has Northport continued... Continue Reading →

SUPERFUND: THE SHORTCUT THAT FAILED

Excerpt from Jane Shaw's 1996 paper: "Superfund: The shortcut that failed"  "Even EPA Administrator Carol Browner, supervisor of the program in the Clinton administration, has criticized the program as one that "frequently moves too slowly, cleans up too little, has an unfair liability scheme and costs too much." - Carol Browner, EPA Administrator of Superfund... Continue Reading →

THE HEAVY FALLOUT ZONE

The Perfect Storm  by: Jamie Paparich Northport is a small town in northeast Washington, located 12 miles from the Canadian border. The town has approximately 375 residents, many of them born and raised there, as were their parents and grandparents. It is a wonderful little town, situated along the Columbia River in a beautiful valley. Unfortunately,... Continue Reading →

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