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Cleanup of abandoned mines

August 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cleanup of abandoned mines · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

Toxic legacy: Abandoned mines cover Oregon, the West (Statesman Journal, 8/17/2015) Cleanups of abandoned mines in Oregon complicated by high cost and lack of funding [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division Public health assessment : Formosa Mine, Riddle, Oregon [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Human Services, Environmental Health Assessment Program Black […]

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Swimming in the Willamette

August 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Swimming in the Willamette · Dept. of Environmental Quality, State Marine Board

Wait, Can I Swim In That River Dividing Portland? (OPB, 8/1/2015) Is it safe to swim in the Willamette River in Portland? [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division Willamette River recreation guide (serial) Oregon State Marine Board

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Graywater permits

July 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Graywater permits · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Few Graywater Permits Issued Despite Drought (OPB, 7/22/2015) Permits for graywater reuse and disposal systems [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Arsenic in soft-shell clams

July 10th, 2015 · Comments Off on Arsenic in soft-shell clams · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Arsenic in Oregon clams triggers consumption advisory (Statesman Journal, 7/9/2015) Technical report : soft-shell clam advisory for the Oregon coast [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Questions and answers : coast-side softshell clam health advisory related to inorganic arsenic [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Woodstove pollution

April 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Woodstove pollution · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Gov. Kate Brown announces $1.5 million to replace old, polluting woodstoves (Oregonian, 4/15/2015) Woodsmoke pollution [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division

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Water quality assessment report

April 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Water quality assessment report · Dept. of Environmental Quality

DEQ releases report on toxic chemicals in state’s waters (KTVZ, 4/13/2015) Statewide water quality toxics assessment report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Energy efficient public buildings

February 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Energy efficient public buildings · Dept. of Environmental Quality

State buildings shedding kilowatts (Portland Tribune, 02/09/2015) State energy efficient design biennial report (serial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Nonpoint source pollution plan

February 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Nonpoint source pollution plan · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Feds reject Oregon’s coastal pollution plan, could impose financial sanctions (Oregonian, 1/30/2015) Regulators: Oregon logging rules don’t protect clean water (Statesman Journal, 1/30/2015) 2014 Oregon nonpoint source management program plan [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Environmental Solutions Division

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Brownfield cleanups

January 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on Brownfield cleanups · Business Development Dept., Dept. of Environmental Quality

Clearing properties costly, worthwhile (Register Guard, 1/25/2015) Economic impacts of Oregon’s brownfields programs [PDF] (2014) Business Oregon Brownfields in Oregon [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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Dry cleaner pollution

January 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on Dry cleaner pollution · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Dirty cleaners (Register Guard, 1/25/2015) Containment under and around dry cleaning systems [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Dry Cleaner Program Hazardous waste management [PDF] (2003) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Dry Cleaner Program

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Waste reduction rates

January 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Waste reduction rates · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon Hits All-Time High Waste Recovery Rate (OPB, 12/31/2014) Oregon material recovery and waste generation rates report (annual) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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Electronic waste recycling program

December 29th, 2014 · Comments Off on Electronic waste recycling program · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon Expands Its Electronics Recycling Program (OPB, 12/29/2014) Oregon E-Cycles biennial report (biennial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Clean fuel program

December 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Clean fuel program · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Battle resumes over Clean Fuels Program (Portland Tribune, 12/18/2014) Task 3 : updated compliance scenarios : final report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Contaminated shipyard cleanup

October 15th, 2014 · Comments Off on Contaminated shipyard cleanup · Dept. of Environmental Quality

DEQ to examine Coos Bay slough (Register Guard, 10/15/2014) Best management practices for Oregon shipyards [PDF] (2000) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division

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Septic tank maintenance

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Septic tank maintenance · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Homeowner fined by DEQ (Register Guard, 8/18/2014) Septic tank maintenance [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Asbestos abatement

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off on Asbestos abatement · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Dept. of Environmental Quality

DEQ issues two fines for asbestos violations (Statesman Journal, 8/8/2014) Asbestos – rules of abatement (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division Licensed asbestos abatement firms (serial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Heating oil tank cleanup

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off on Heating oil tank cleanup · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Home heating oil tank issues surface (Register Guard, 7/6/2014) Requirements for heating oil tanks no longer in use [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality What you should know about buying or selling a home with a heating oil tank [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Frequently asked questions about heating oil tanks [PDF] […]

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Nonpoint source pollution

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off on Nonpoint source pollution · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Mixed reaction from public on funding cut to pollution program (Statesman Journal, 3/27/2014) Nonpoint source program annual report (annual) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Glass recycling

November 25th, 2013 · Comments Off on Glass recycling · Dept. of Environmental Quality

‘Recycled’ at the landfill’ (Register Guard, 11/24/2013) Glass recycling through curbside collection and container deposit legislation [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Polluted groundwater from gas station

November 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on Polluted groundwater from gas station · Dept. of Environmental Quality

New use for old Elmira store (Register Guard, 11/17/2013) Elmira family store cleanup continues [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality UST cleanup manual [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Petroleum-contaminated soils treatment options [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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