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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

In the News - Portland Harbor Superfund Site

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.

EPA calls for more aggressive, expensive Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup

Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal

 

Final Portland Superfund plan: Faster, costlier

Tim Becker and KOIN 6 News Staff

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Orders $1 Billion Cleanup of Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Final Portland Superfund plan: $1.05 billion cleanup over 13 years

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian

 

Federal Orders For Cleaning Up the Willamette River Just Got Stronger—and More Expensive

Dirk VanderHart in the Portland Mercury

 

Final cleanup plan for Portland Harbor Superfund site released

Lincoln Graves in KATU News

 

EPA beefs up Portland Superfund plan after 5,000 public comments

Sara Roth in KGW News

 

Judge Rules Portland's Utilities Were Justified in Using Ratepayer Funds for Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Portland OK to spend millions of utility ratepayer money on Superfund cleanup

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

Judge sides with City Council on Superfund spending

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Press Release: City Prevails in Anderson Ratepayer Case

Mayor Ted Wheeler