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3 Replies to "Health First for Air Quality"

  • Frank Peters
    April 26, 2016 (12:18 am)

    Nice infographic

  • Katharine Salzmann
    April 26, 2016 (3:43 pm)

    I love how clearly organized your website is.

    I am disturbed by recent and increasing attempts to bill natural gas as a clean fuel: gas that is fracked out of the ground using tons of unnamed (and exactly how necessary?) chemicals that remain to pollute water tables and soil. Not to mention the earthquake data associated with fracking. When sources of energy known to be toxic or to generate toxic byproducts start having the word “clean” attached to them, I get very alarmed.

  • Yan
    May 19, 2016 (6:20 pm)

    I really feel anger toward this big problem and life threatening issue in Portland. I did many research and gave policy report to Neiborhood for Clean Air when I was in graduate school. This was back to 2013. Back then, no one even listen or care about the issue. Now, I wittnessed all bad happening to community , to personal life. Because just today, one of our friend just announced she got breast cancer with aggressive type. I need to mention her son is also having asthma. Obviously, probably she and her family even never thought of the source of all problem causing from is the big evirnmental pollution. So, now, I hope Governor will take serious action towards various polluters. Please save Oregonian’s LIVES!