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Joint Statement by Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commissioner Nick Fish on EPA Superfund

PRESS RELEASE
MAYOR TED WHEELER
COMMISSIONER NICK FISH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2017
Contact: Michael Cox (503) 823-6593

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.”

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