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Oregon's Congressional Push To Get EPA To Clean Up Polluted Portland Harbor

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 16, 2017 5 p.m.

Oregon’s Congressional delegation is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to move forward with clean-up plans for the Portland Harbor Superfund site without further delay.

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New EPA Plan Could Delay Cleanup Of Portland Harbor Pollution

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 9, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland

The Trump administration has a new plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site that Oregon officials say could reverse progress toward cleaning up toxic pollution in the Willamette River.

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City To Spend $5 Million On Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Pamplin Media Group | July 20, 2017 7:46 a.m. | Portland

It is not yet clear how much the city will ultimately pay for the project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has estimated cleanup costs at $1.2 billion.

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EPA Calls For $1 Billion Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 6, 2017 1:02 p.m. | Portland

In a final plan released Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency raised the price of cleaning up pollution at the Portland Harbor Superfund site from $746 million to $1.05 billion.

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Portland Says Harbor Superfund Cleanup Plan Strikes The Right Balance

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 5, 2016 3:38 p.m. | Portland

Leaders with the city of Portland say the $746 million plan to clean up the Portland Harbor Superfund Site isn't perfect, but it's good enough to move forward.

Water | Environment

Legal Dispute Filed Over Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup

OPB/EarthFix | June 23, 2016 4:30 p.m. | Portland

Seven companies have filed a legal dispute with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the plans to clean up the Portland Harbor Superfund site.

Water | Environment

EPA Proposes $746M Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup

OPB | June 8, 2016 12:26 p.m. | Portland

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will take 30 years and more than $746 million to clean up the Portland Harbor Superfund Site.

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EPA: After 16 Years, Get Ready To Comment On Portland Harbor Cleanup

OPB/EarthFix | March 24, 2016 4:45 p.m.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is planning to release its proposed Portland Harbor Superfund Site cleanup plan early next month.

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Portland Moves On Mile 11 Harbor Clean-Up

OPB | April 10, 2013 4:21 p.m. | Portland

Portland City Council has approved a settlement that paves the way for the clean-up of Mile 11, within the Portland Harbor Superfund site.

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Portland Moves Forward On Harbor Segment Clean-Up

OPB | April 10, 2013 4:21 p.m. | Portland

Portland City Council has approved a settlement that paves the way for the clean-up of Mile 11, within the Portland Harbor Superfund site.

Fish & Wildlife | Ecotrope

Survey Tallies People Eating Fish From Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Ecotrope | Oct. 31, 2012 4:26 a.m.

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.

Land | Ecotrope

A Guide To The Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Ecotrope | Sept. 26, 2012 7:46 a.m.

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 ...

Water | Ecotrope

State of the Willamette River: 5 highs and 5 lows

Ecotrope | Dec. 6, 2010 4:37 a.m.

By Travis Williams