The Oregon Health Authority says levels of airborne heavy metals near Bullseye Glass are 98 percent lower than when they were first measured last year.
Health | local | Nation | NW Life | News | Environment | Economy | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | Sept. 16, 2016 5:36 p.m.
The Oregon Health Authority says an increase in selenium concentrations near Bullseye Glass Company has prompted an inspection.
local | Nation | News | Environment | Science | Economy | Business | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | July 5, 2016 11:53 p.m. | Portland OR
While the state Department of Environmental Quality is working out a permanent system of rules, there’s still a long list of people with unanswered questions about the art glass business and human health.
DEQ's Keith Johnson lays out what the agreement will and won't do for Bullseye's production.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality said the company may not make glass using a list of nine metals. Bullseye said this effectively eliminates 80 percent of its product lines.
Environment | Health | local | News | Air | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | April 1, 2016 4:05 p.m. | Portland
Health officials say there was a small but significant increase in the number of bladder cancers in North Portland over five years — between 1999 and 2003.
Health | local | News | Air | Environment | Science | NW Life | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | March 9, 2016 3:13 p.m. | Portland
The announcement comes after weeks of concern following a study of moss and air that found arsenic levels 159 times higher than is considered safe, and cadmium levels 49 times higher.
Environment | Health | local | News | Air | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | March 1, 2016 4:16 p.m. | Portland
Families living near Portland glass manufacturers say they’re not getting enough help from the state to check potentially toxic heavy metal pollution.