Today Bob Sallinger joins Kristin Yount on Water World to Re-cap the events at the City sponsored Pubic Hearing regarding the EPA Proposed plan for the clean up of the Portland Harbor.
To read the plan the EPA proposed.
More info at the Portland Harbor Citizen Advisory Group
Progress on the Portland Harbor Superfund Site has been slow and steady over the last 16 years. Kristin Yount unravels some of the corporate interests who want the public to look away from this important issue. What is behind the cognitive dissonance allowing the EPA and Responsible Parties to get always with spending 700 million dollars on a plan that barely scratches the surface of river remediation? Can little Beirut demand better from the likes of Arkema, Bayer, Cargill and Chevron? Why are taxpayers, rate payers and smaller entities like the City of Portland scared to commit to a better plan when such big money is on the hook to pay? Your calls will be welcome also in studio: Audubon Society’s Bob Sallinger also part of the Portland Harbor Community Coalition.
Here is a list of responsible parties that are mandated to clean up the mess.
For more information