Meandering through the sagebrush and juniper trails at the Stevens Road Tract in southeast Bend, a hiker might never suspect they are walking over acres of buried trash. Decades-old tires, building materials containing asbestos and household trash fill in former holes and collapsed lava tubes on about 40 acres of the newly planned 382-acre mixed-useContinue reading “From landfill to housing: Cleanup begins at Stevens Ranch in Bend”
The Willamette Cove Upland cleanup plan protects human health and the environment.
Franziska Landes, Northwest Region Cleanup staff, received the 2019 Science for Solutions Award from the American Geophysical Union “for significant contributions in the application and use of the Earth and space sciences to solve societal problems.”
This week, DEQ began overseeing the cleanup of the last legacy contamination site in Portland’s downtown reach.
Learn the key facts you should know about the Portland Harbor Superfund Site and DEQ’s role in the cleanup.
At the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, we have one mission: to be a leader in restoring, maintaining and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, land and water. That’s no small job.
Oregon State University’s Cascades campus began full-scale excavation at the former Bend Demolition Landfill in December as part of its expansion master plan.
Dozens of Oregon recycling representatives gathered in Salem on Jan. 31 to learn about potential options for a future recycling system in Oregon.
An old landfill outside Prairie City will get necessary upgrades this year thanks to funding from DEQ’s Solid Waste Orphan Site Account.
Businesses and governments looking to reduce their carbon footprint are turning to an unlikely source: concrete.