Hazardous waste sites are a significant environmental and public health concern. The Oregon Public Health Division's Environmental Health Assessment Program (EHAP) works with nearby communities and agency partners to assess and prevent human exposure to toxics found at Superfund and other contaminated sites.
To learn more about Public Health Assessments and other environmental health investigations, watch the December 2016 WEBINAR recording, featuring Dr Lambert from OHSU:
Current Site Work
Brownfields are idled, underused, or abandoned properties with contamination concerns. Examples include former gas stations, auto shops, dry cleaners, landfills, mills and mines.