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Health | Environment | Portland's Toxic Air Problem

Oregon's New Air Pollution Rules Are Already Being Debated

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 19, 2017 6:40 p.m.

Oregon is proposing new air pollution rules that would set limits on the total health risk a polluter can pose to its neighbors.

Science | Environment

Study: Probiotics Can Help Trees Clean Up Toxic Waste

KUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017 3:17 p.m.

Humans like their yogurt and new research indicates the trees that clean up toxic waste stand to benefit from probiotics too.

Air | Ecotrope

Testing For Air Toxics In Portland

Ecotrope | Nov. 28, 2012 2:19 p.m.

There are a half-dozen places in Portland where the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality tests for six key air pollutants regulated under the Clean Air Act: Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, ozone, particulate matter and lead.