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Oct. 31, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Survey Tallies People Eating Fish From Portland Harbor Superfund Site

A new study found 7,800 people are eating contaminated resident fish from the Portland Harbor Superfund site. As The Oregonian reported today, the study was funded by three of the industries that are responsible for cleaning up the site. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Portland Harbor, Toxics in fish

Sept. 26, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

A Guide To The Portland Harbor Superfund Site

How much do you know about the Portland Harbor Superfund site? When I was asked to give a presentation on the topic, I pretty much had to start from square one with the whole process because I haven't been following it very closely over the years. I've laid out the basics here with links to more information. I'd love to hear your thoughts on what I've left out and whether you think the notoriously contaminated site will ever be clean. Continue reading →

Filed under: Land, Portland Harbor, Superfund

Dec. 06, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

State of the Willamette River: 5 highs and 5 lows

By Travis Williams Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Portland Harbor, Superfund, Toxics, Travis Williams, Willamette River, Willamette Riverkeeper

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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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