Toxic Heavy Metal Hotspots Found Over Portland–Mysterious Source Revealed

Toxic Heavy Metal Hotspots Found Over Portland–Mysterious Source Revealed
US Forest Service Research Finally Reveals Source Of Mysterious Portland Heavy Metals Hotspots–And Residents Are Not Happy Along with Berkeley, California, and Boulder, Colorado, Portland has long been known as a haven for all things progressive and environmental. The Oregon city has such a reputation in fact there is even a satirical show about its kooky residents, “Portlandia,” in which restaurant servers are interrogated about the joy experienced in the lives of its chickens, and artisanal shell-art makers compete with one another.… Read the rest

Portland, Six More Cities, to Sue Monsanto Over PCB Contamination

Portland, Six More Cities, to Sue Monsanto Over PCB Contamination
Portland to Sue Agri-Chemical Giant Monsanto Over PCB Contamination City of Portland to join six other west coast cities in suing Monsanto over PCB clean-up The city of Portland has announced plans to sue chemical maker Monsanto for costs accrued cleaning up PCBs from contaminated waterways in the Oregon city. PCBs, or polychlolrinated biphenyls are a highly toxic group of chemicals that were manufactured by the company for decades, and which threaten human health as well as that of fauna and flora.… Read the rest