The Columbia Crossing: A Bridge to More Air Pollution

bridgeA nine part series from Cascadia Times.

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Part 1: Columbia River Crossing to disappoint those believing its empty promises

Part 2: Road Rage: Could fury over freeways topple plans for a new Columbia River bridge? Or will Portland join the “freeway arms race”?

Part 3: Lagging Traffic Volumes Could Force Taxpayers to Cover Bridge Debt

Part 4: The Cancer in Portland’s Air

Part 5: An Environmental Injustice

Part 6: Air Pollution, Inc.

Part 7: Global Warming and the CRC

Part 8: Our Future, Our Choices

Part 9: Guest commentary from Ronald A. Buel on the Media’s Role: Did The Oregonian Use Misinformation to Sell an Expensive and Unneeded Bridge to an Unwary Public?

Maps:

Mapping Toxic Air in Portland, by Cascadia Times, based on data from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

City of Wilting Roses: Industrial pollution
in Portland air among the nation’s most toxic, by Cascadia Times, based on data from the US Environmental Protection Agency

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