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Environmental Health Assessment

Hazardous waste sites are a significant environmental and public health concern. The Oregon Public Health Division works with nearby communities and agency partners to assess and prevent human exposure to toxics found at Superfund and other contaminated sites.

 

 Current Site Work

 
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OHA has released the final Public Health Assessment (PHA) on the Highway 36 Exposure Investigation (EI).
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EHAP has released the final version of the Willamette Cove's East Parcel Beach Health Consultation. EHAP continues to consider this an area of public health concern and recommends the public avoid the area until the extent of contamination is known.
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Brownfields are idled, underused, or abandoned properties with contamination concerns. Examples include former gas stations, auto shops, dry cleaners, landfills, mills and mines.