A new report from DEQ’s Laboratory shows water quality data for groundwater aquifers in the Walla Walla River Basin in Oregon.
The series of wildfires that roared through Oregon in September destroyed thousands of residences and other structures. The cleanup process that will allow families and businesses to rebuild is well underway. Here’s an update on the progress, and DEQ’s role. Two-step debris removal process – DEQ is part of the Debris Management Task Force, alongContinue reading “DEQ plays key role in 2020 wildfire cleanup and recovery”
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.
DEQ communications staff supported the state’s COVID-19 response for several months.
In 2019, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued 247 enforcement notices – essentially penalties for violating environmental regulations.
Learn the key facts you should know about the Portland Harbor Superfund Site and DEQ’s role in the cleanup.
Updates on emergency response for sunken Tug Nova in Columbia River – Feb. 2020.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality released its 2018 Oregon Air Toxics Monitoring Summary for six locations around the state, including The Dalles, La Grande and four sites in the Portland-metro area. The goal was to determine concentrations in certain communities, including urban and rural areas, and compare the results. DEQ will use the informationContinue reading “DEQ Laboratory releases air toxics monitoring summary”
DEQ’s air quality permit writer discusses why he went the extra mile for the community.