EPA’s Duwamish River cleanup plan draws skepticism

Published on in Oregon Public Broadcasting (Earthfix/KUOW)

The final hearing Wednesday on a cleanup plan for one of the Northwest’s most polluted rivers brought out concerns that it doesnt do enough to protect fish, wildlife and human health.

More than 300 people came out to learn about the EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for the Duwamish River.

“I want to say no. I want to be able to go and fish in that river. I know many of our community members do too.” said [South Park resident Paulina Lopez], holding her infant on her chest in a sling. “I want a river that will be able to protect the health of our communities.”

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