2022 Summit Topics & Speakers Taking it Personally: Climate Change & Public Service, speaker Joel Clement, Harvard University, Kennedy School, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Teaming Up to… Continue reading NW Toxic Communities Coalition Summit 2022
Together We Can — Promoting Environmental Health Through Science and Advocacy Read more about the 2022 Summit by following the registration link below.
In 2017 the EPA published updated toxicity values for one type of prevalent petroleum contaminant, benzo[a]pyrene (BaP), in its IRIS database (Integrated Risk Information System). BaP is among a set… Continue reading EPA changes PAH Risk Status: Science or Politics? What does it mean for Region 10?
Thank you to all who participated. To those who couldn’t attend, a recording is now available. Lunchtime webinar with David O. Carpenter, MD. Director, Institute for Health and the Environment… Continue reading NWTCC Webinar: What is 5G? and What do we know about its Effects?
The 2021 NWTCC Summit was a great success. Thank you to all who participated. To those who couldn’t attend, a recording is now available. A virtual gathering of community activists,… Continue reading NWTCC Webinar: Chemical Mixtures and Synergistic Effects (2021 Summit)
Can humans withstand exposures to increasingly complex combinations of chemicals and biological agents? Join the Northwest Toxic Communities Coalition for a panel discussion about sewage sludge fertilizer, its use in… Continue reading NWTCC Webinar: Sewage Sludge Fertilizer Capacity: Tipping Point?
This webinar is sponsored by the NWTCC, Silver Valley Community Resource Center, and supported by the University of Washington Superfund Research Program. If you would like to learn more about… Continue reading NWTCC Webinar: Children Run Better Unleaded
Professor Cliff Villa of the University of New Mexico, Piper Peterson of EPA Region 10, and James Rasmussen of the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition discuss the EPA’s Institutional Control Plan… Continue reading NWTCC Webinar: Part 2, Institutional Controls, a Case Study
Hazard Advisories and Access Restrictions vs. Active Cleanup What You Need to Know Institutional Controls (ICs) are hazard advisories and access restrictions commonly employed as treatments alongside active cleanup. Presenters… Continue reading NWTCC Webinar: Institutional Controls 101
20+ years after the closure of the Port Angeles Rayonier Pulp Mill, the Washington Department of Ecology released a draft cleanup plan. Sediment, soil, and groundwater contaminants at the site… Continue reading NWTCC Webinar: Rayonier Pulp Mill Cleanup Plan