Attend June 10th or June 15th webinar on the EPA's Human Health Risk Assessment of Northport to voice your comments/concerns.
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
Written by CCC board member Bob Jackman...
Sat., June 15, 2019 Matt Wolohan squats near a sandbar on the Columbia River. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review) By: Kip Hill The U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to hear the latest appeal from a Canadian mining firm that has been blamed for contamination of the Upper Columbia River north of Kettle Falls. Teck … Continue reading Canadian mining company must pay Colville tribe costs tied to clean-up of Upper Columbia River
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
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
Who are we? Citizens for a Clean Columbia (CCC) is a volunteer organization focused on advocating for the health of the Upper Columbia River (UCR) and Lake Roosevelt. Phase 3 Sediment Study As noted in our July 2018 newsletter, this study is part of the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) and has 5 elements: Sediment bed … Continue reading January 2019 Newsletter
WA State Department of Ecology is directing and funding an investigation and cleanup of smelter-related metals contamination on Northport’s City Park and boat launch waterfront area.
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
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) News EPA Columbia River Information EPA Residential Soil Study Fact Sheet 2012 Beach Fact Sheet CCC Comments to EPA Bossburg QAPP - May, 2014 Upland Soil Study - May, 2014 Residential Soil Study Field Reconnaissance Plan - April, 2014 Residential Soil Study - March, 2014 (or later) Residential Soil DQO - … Continue reading EPA and CCC Collaboration