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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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Judge Sides With Portland City Council On Superfund Spending

Portland Tribune | Jan. 5, 2017 12:43 p.m.

The City Council was justified in paying for most of the Portland Harbor Superfund costs so far with sewer ratepayer funds — and may use them to pay for other cleanup costs, a court ruled Thursday.

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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.

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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.

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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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Willamette River Superfund Site

OPB | April 4, 2012 9:06 a.m.

We'll find out where we are in the process of cleaning up the polluted stretch of the Willamette River that's been designated a Superfund site.

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Is Stumptown a Dumptown?

OPB | May 5, 2008 midnight

How did Portland get labeled the third most toxic city in the nation?