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State Accepting Art Glass Comments For One More Week

OPB | July 22, 2016 8:50 a.m. | Portland

Regulators are trying to iron out whether regulations will apply to all makers across the state.

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Southeast Portland Residents Sue Precision Castparts Over Pollution

Pamplin Media Group | July 13, 2016 7:52 a.m. | Portland

Six residents of Southeast Portland have filed two separate class-action lawsuits against Precision Castparts Corp., alleging that its toxic air emissions have harmed their health and decreased property values.

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Toxic Emissions Declining In Oregon

Statesman Journal | July 7, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Across the state, 280 federally regulated facilities released 16.4 million pounds of toxic chemicals in 2014, according to new data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Advocates Call For Oregon To Stop Renewing Air Pollution Permits

OPB/EarthFix | June 29, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Portland

Clean air advocates are calling on the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to stop renewing air pollution permits until new rules are in place.

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Oregon, Washington Net Millions From VW In Emissions Fraud Settlement

OPB | June 28, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Oregon says it is in line for $85 million from Volkswagen as part of its emissions fraud settlement. Washington announces its share is $129 million.

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Portland Bans Demolition Of Old Homes

OPB | June 25, 2016 3:34 p.m. | Portland

Portland is the first city in the country to ban the demolition of its oldest homes.

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Salem Incinerator Could Accept 90 Million Pounds Of Medical Waste

Statesman Journal | June 25, 2016 11:29 a.m.

The Brooks garbage incinerator, just north of Salem, may soon take more out-of-state medical waste — as much as 50 million pounds more per year.

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North Portland Residents Complain Of Flawed Air Testing

OPB/EarthFix | June 21, 2016 7:30 a.m. | Portland

North Portland residents told state officials Monday night that air testing in their neighborhood was flawed and doesn’t address their longstanding concerns about strong paint odors.

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Forest Service Releases Full Data Set For Moss Study

OPB | June 8, 2016 11:26 a.m.

The U.S. Forest Service has released the data that kicked off concerns about Oregon’s system of monitoring air quality and air toxics in Portland.

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Industry Experts Question Railroad Explanation For Mosier Derailment

OPB | June 7, 2016 7:08 p.m.

Railroad industry experts are questioning the early explanation from Union Pacific for why its oil train crashed in Mosier, Ore.