January 9, 2017
On Friday, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) issued its final cleanup plan – or “Record of Decision” – for the Portland Harbor Superfund site. Mayor Wheeler and Commissioned released the following joint statement:
Joint Statement by Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Nick Fish on EPA Superfund
They emphasize: Time for action is now
PORTLAND, OR – Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Nick Fish released the following joint statement on the EPA’s record of decision (ROD) announcement.
“We are pleased that the EPA has released its plan for the Portland Harbor cleanup. The City is committed to a clean river and is prepared to lead in building coalitions and partnerships to get this cleanup done right and done as soon as possible. This work is going to be done locally and it’s our priority to have it done by local workers. The time to act is now.