Northwest (OR WA)

"Milestone Report on Portland Harbor Pollution Lowballs Risk, EPA Says"

"An exhaustive report on Portland Harbor contamination -- written by industries and local government agencies that will likely have to pay for much of the cleanup -- tends to 'minimize the risks to human health and the environment' from harbor pollution, federal regulators say."

Source: Portland Oregonian, 01/22/2010

"The Denmark Project: Facing The Changes Climate Change Will Bring"

As world leaders gather for climate talks in Denmark, producer Christy George tracks climate change impacts in Denmark, Oregon. Along the way she finds "new voices -- psychologists, philosophers and poets -- wrestling with the enormity of the changes facing the place they call home."

Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting, 12/09/2009

"Portland Harbor Contamination Poses Risk To Humans, Environment, Study Shows"

"Decades of industrial pollution in the Portland Harbor Superfund site have left high levels of contaminants in river sediment, an exhaustive survey concludes, posing risks to wildlife, fish and humans who eat fish from the nine-mile stretch of the Willamette River."

Source: Portland Oregonian, 10/26/2009


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