Lake Roosevelt Forum Conference

Register today for the annual Lake Roosevelt Forum Conference. The conference will be held at the Historic Davenport Hotel on November 19th & 20th, 2019. See below to register, for the conference agenda, conference pricing or to apply for a scholarship to attend the conference at no cost. click here to register Click here for … Continue reading Lake Roosevelt Forum Conference

Mindy Smith and the Rev. Martin Wells: Much is at stake in Columbia River treaty’s update

Thurs., July 4, 2019, 8:52 p.m. By Mindy Smith and the Rev. Martin Wells Maps of the Columbia River circulating in the U.S. often stop at the international border, as though the world beyond is unknown. Rivers, forests and wildlife don’t recognize such borders. For thousands of years salmon returned to spawn along this undivided … Continue reading Mindy Smith and the Rev. Martin Wells: Much is at stake in Columbia River treaty’s update

Upper Columbia River Site Study

Teck Trail Smelter, a canadian lead and zinc smelter located 10 miles from the US border in Trail B.C., has contaminated the Upper Columbia River and upland areas near the US border since 1896. Teck released heavy metal toxins including; arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury and other hazardous metals through their smokestack emissions into the atmosphere … Continue reading Upper Columbia River Site Study

Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study

Under the terms of a 2006 settlement agreement between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Teck American Incorporated (Teck), a pollution investigation is being performed to establish the nature, extent and possible human health and ecological risks of contaminants found in the Upper Columbia River, which includes Lake Roosevelt and the Upper Columbia River Valley. … Continue reading Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study