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Lead and drinking water

January 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Lead and drinking water · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Health Authority

Could Flint’s water crisis happen here? (Statesman Journal, 1/23/2016) Lead and drinking water [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division Introduction to Oregon’s Drinking Water Protection Program [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Impact of environmental exposures in Oregon : childhood lead poisoning [PDF] (2011) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

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Wood stoves and air pollution

January 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Wood stoves and air pollution · Dept. of Environmental Quality

City set crosshairs on polluting wood stoves (East Oregonian, 1/7/2016) Woodburning 101 [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Oregon’s recycling rate

December 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s recycling rate · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon recycling rates drop for the first time in a decade (Portland Business Journal, 12/16/2015) Portland area slipping in its waste prevention efforts (Portland Tribune, 12/16/2015) Oregon material recovery and waste generation rates report (annual) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Soil contamination from pesticides

October 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Soil contamination from pesticides · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Oregon State University

Tips For Staying Safe Around Contaminated Soil (OPB, 10/12/2015) Yesterday’s orchard … today’s home : legacy pesticides on former orchard property [PDF] (2009) Oregon State University Extension Service Guidance for evaluating residual pesticides on lands formerly used for agricultural production [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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Asbestos removal

September 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Asbestos removal · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

How Oregon’s construction industry got the state to back off asbestos rules (Oregonian, 9/25/2015) Unsettling dust: Hundreds of Portland homes demolished with asbestos inside (Oregonian, 9/25/2015) Asbestos – rules of abatement (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Licensed asbestos abatement firms (serial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Columbia geographic response plans

September 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Columbia geographic response plans · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Details of oil spill response plan questioned (East Oregonian, 9/9/2015) Middle Columbia River, The Dalles pool geographic response plan (MCRD-GRP) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Middle Columbia River, Bonneville pool geographic response plan (MCRB-GRP) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Middle Columbia River, John Day pool geographic response plan (MCRJ-GRP) [PDF] (2015) […]

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Cleanup of abandoned mines

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

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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