Murmurs: The River Was Polluted In Good Faith, Too.


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Publicly traded corporations usually steer clear of controversial political issues out of fear of alienating customers and shareholders. Large Oregon companies sat out the 2004 gay-marriage fight,   More
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

EPA Suspends $125,500 Fine on Portland Harbor Companies

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Companies expected to pay for a Superfund cleanup of the Portland Harbor have $125,500 less to worry about.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off from fining those companies for dragging their feet on reporting the risk people face by eating contaminated Willamette River fish.The EPA on Monday told the companies it is suspending the fines it began issuing last summer—on the condition ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by Aaron Mesh

Muddy Waters

Rep. Earl Blumenauer wants to cut Willamette Superfund costs. His wife works for a company paying the bills.


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For more than a decade, the federal government has been demanding that companies along the Willamette River clean up their mess in the Portland Harbor. And no one has been more adamant about get   More
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 AARON MESH

Murmurs: Giving the Term “Muckety-Mucks” a New Meaning.


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Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation are leaning on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a $125,500 penalty levied against companies on the hook for cleaning up contaminated sed   More
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: EPA Smacks Lower Willamette Group

Portland harbor companies face penalties.


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Companies on the hook for cleaning up the Portland Harbor Superfund site are facing civil penalties. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the companies used “incorrect or misleading inf   More
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

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