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Willamette River Superfund Site

OPB | April 4, 2012 9:06 a.m. | Updated: Sept. 10, 2013 11:24 p.m.

The Willamette River’s Superfund site has had a long and contentious history ever since it was designated as a federally-mandated clean-up site back in 2000. Now the Lower Willamette Group has released a feasibility study, which it says has taken many years and $96 million to conduct. The Environmental Protection Agency will look at the various options and recommend a plan over the coming years. The costliest and longest option would be $1.7 billion and take 28 years to complete. We’ll find out what happens next, and who decides.

How do you use the Willamette River’s Portland Harbor?  Do you swim, fish or play in the Willamette River’s Portland Harbor? What questions do you have about the clean up plans? How extensively should the site be cleaned up?

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