3.25.2014

Swan Island – North Portland Air Quality Forum Meeting

Concerned about the air quality in your neighborhood?  Come learn about the health effects of toxics in our air and hear from businesses on Swan Island about their emissions.


Wednesday, April 2nd - 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Swan Island – North Portland Air Quality Forum Meeting, to be held from at the Historic Kenton Firehouse, 8105 N. Brandon Ave, Portland, OR 97217. 


All are welcome to attend and listen to the discussion.


Agenda items include:
The Oregon legislature approved a $375,000 General Fund appropriation to conduct air toxics monitoring in the Swan Island area.   Speaker Kotek and a DEQ representative will be discussing the proposed implementation approach and timeline.


Dave Farrer, a public health toxicologist with Oregon Health Authority, and the DEQ will discuss details from Portland Air Toxics Solutions (PATS) regarding air toxics to help us understand what smells and what is toxic.


Brief presentations from Swan Island businesses including Vigor Industries and Daimler Trucks North America.

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