Information from March DEQ/OHA Virtual Meeting on Precision Castparts

Did you miss the March virtual meeting with Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on Precision Castparts? Board member, Pam Hodge, will report at our virtual monthly public board meeting on April 2nd. You can also view the PDF documents provided by DEQ and OHA below.

Virtual Air Quality Meeting with DEQ

Meeting about Air Quality near PCC – ADOBE CONNECT

Due to health concerns, this meeting will take place virtually using a program called Adobe Connect. You can participate using a computer or smart device using the link below. To call in using a phone, dial the toll-free number and enter the participant code. Questions? Contact Lauren Wirtis at DEQ.

Join the online webinar: http://ordeq.adobeconnect.com/deqpdx

Call in to hear the audio:  

·         Dial: 1-866-377-3315

·         Participant Code: 7625693 <— Please note the correction from the graphic above!

Having trouble? The participant code is for audio only. The webinar is slide show only. Click on “guest” then type your name.

Prepare, Don’t Panic!

From Multnomah County:

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Oregon Health Authority has confirmed Oregon’s first, presumptive case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19

From Oregon Health Authority: 

Oregon announced its first presumptive case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, on February 28, 2020. Health officials continue investigating as they urge good hand hygiene, covering coughs and staying home if you are sick. 

For details on the case and advice to keep you and your family safe, please read the press release:

Cleaner Air Oregon Non-Cancer Health Index Rulemaking Advisory Committee Meeting

Cleaner Air Oregon Non-Cancer Health Index Rulemaking Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, July 10, 9:AM-4:PM
2:30pm – Public Comment
UO White Stag Block (70 NW Couch St, 97209)

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PCC Public Health Assessment – Public Comment Deadline EXTENDED!

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has agreed to extend the public comment period to April 15, 2019 on the Precision Castparts Corporation Public Health Assessment (PHA) findings.  You can view an independent review by Steven G. Gilbert, PhD, DABT, Institute of Neurotoxicology & Neurological Disorders (INND) by clicking here.

Community members who need OHA publications like the Public Health Assessment (PHA) in other languages, large print, braille, or other alternative formats can make this request by contacting the Public Health Division at 971-673-0977 or 971-673-0372.

Ways to Comment:

  • Visit www.healthoregon.org/pccpha for more information
  • Provide public comment by April 15th, 2019
    • via e-mail
    • via postal mail to: 800 NE Oregon St. Suite 640, Portland, OR 97232
  • Hard copies of the assessment made available at Woodstock Library (6008 SE 49th Ave)

Community Meeting – PCC Public Health Assessment

From Oregon Health Authority:

Date & Time: November 29th, 2018 @ 6:00pm-8:30pm
Location: Lane Middle School—Library 7200 SE 60th Ave. Portland, OR 97206

Please join the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) for a community meeting on the Precision Castparts Corporation Public Health Assessment (PHA) findings. OHA recently released a PHA which found low health risks from contaminants detected near the facility. Environmental health experts will provide an overview of the findings and process and answer questions.

Schedule:
6:00pm-7:00pm: Open House
7:00pm-8:30pm: Presentation and Q & A Session

Can’t Attend? Other Ways To Get Involved: