Cleanup continues at North Santiam fuel spill site

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality continues to oversee cleanup and monitoring near the site of a Feb. 16 truck crash and fuel release on Highway 22 about 60 miles east of Salem. Of the 10,600 gallons of fuel on board the double tanker, 7,871 gallons spilled and the remaining fuel was recovered. Fuel isContinue reading “Cleanup continues at North Santiam fuel spill site”

State agencies respond to tanker spill on highway 22 near North Santiam River

A tanker truck carrying more than 10,000 gallons of fuel overturned Sunday on Highway 22 about 60 miles east of Salem, spilling more than half of its load. An unknown amount was released into the North Santiam River, which provides drinking water for nearby communities and the city of Salem. A hazardous materials team andContinue reading “State agencies respond to tanker spill on highway 22 near North Santiam River”

Tips for safely managing debris from flood damaged buildings

Hoja informativa: Manejo seguro de los escombros de los edificios dañados por las inundaciones Many structures and buildings in Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties, including lands of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, suffered significant damage from recent flooding. Debris from damaged structures can pose a threat to people and the environment ifContinue reading “Tips for safely managing debris from flood damaged buildings”