News | local | Environment | Health | Lead In The WaterThe Register-Guard | Sept. 15, 2016 8:39 a.m.
About one-fifth of the faucets in three University of Oregon residence halls run with lead-tainted water — and a fourth hall is very likely to have some of the same.
News | Education | local | Environment | Health | Lead In The WaterStatesman Journal | July 25, 2016 6:48 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
The contractor hired to test water for lead in the Salem-Keizer and Portland school districts is not following the procedure recommended by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The health risks in Portland Public Schools buildings could cost upwards of $400 million dollars to repair — including almost $200 million just to fix plumbing problems.
Water | local | News | Education | Environment | Health | Lead In The WaterPamplin Media Group | June 6, 2016 9:19 a.m.
Most Portland-area schools say their water is safe, but only a handful of districts around the region have routinely tested for lead and other contaminants.
News | Education | Environment | localOPB | June 1, 2016 10:53 p.m.
Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, according to the EPA, and results in about 21,000 related deaths each year.