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Sept. 04, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Which Schools Had Pesticides In Their Water?

I just noticed the Oregon Health Authority updated its website with a spreadsheet of the schools that had their drinking water tested. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Drinking water, pesticides

Aug. 30, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Study Finds Pesticides In Drinking Water At 11 Schools

A federal Department of Agriculture study has found low levels of pesticides in the drinking water of 11 rural schools in Oregon. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Agriculture, Drinking water, pesticides

Aug. 17, 2012 · By Amanda Peacher

Why Wells In The Slough Matter To Portland's Water Supply

If you live in the Portland area and haven't explored the Columbia River Slough for yourself, you've probably at least seen signs for the little waterway en route to PDX. The slough is an 18-mile creek/wetland that flows from Fairview Lake into the Willamette River near Kelly Point Park. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Drinking water

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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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