Water World

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Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Summary of Water Related Politics

Kristin Yount will host an update on the state of affairs with the EPA Superfund site at the Willamette Harbor . Kristin is joined by guests Rose Longoria and Dr. Peter deFur. Longoria is the Clean Up Coordinator for the EPA Superfund for the Yakima Nations Fisheries. Dr. deFur created the consulting group Environmental Stewardship Concepts.

The show airs the day after the first public meeting to discuss the EPA's recent release of the proposed plan for the Willamette Harbor Superfund site. The release of the proposed plan initiates a 60 day comment period. The EPA relies on public testimony to make a final a Record of Decision slated to be released at the end of this year. 

Comments can be recorded here: Portland Harbor Community Coaliton Website or http://www.cleanupportlandharbor.org/.

Public Comments will be taken at these EPA events:

  • June 24, 2016, 11: 30a-8pm, City of Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Ave.

  • June 29, 2016, 11:30am-8pm, EXPO Center 2060 N Marine Dr.

  • July 11, 2016, 11:30am-8pm, University Place Conference Center, 310 SW Lincoln St. 

  • July 20, 2016, 11:30am-8pm, Ambridge Center, 1333 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

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