Air Pollution

Angry crowd confronts Precision Castparts

At an unusual community meeting last week with about 250 nearby residents, managers of the Precision Castparts factory in Southeast Portland received a welcome that ranged from boisterous to outright hostility. “On behalf of the…



Protesters target Precision Castparts

By Paul Koberstein (First of two parts) After battling two small eastside glass makers over toxic air emissions, Southeast Portland activists are turning their attention to a far-bigger target: Precision Castparts Corp., the worldwide metals…





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The Cancer in Portland’s Air

This is part 4 of Cascadia Times’ continuing series on the Columbia River Crossing and air pollution. Read the series introduction, and articles on induced traffic, lagging traffic counts, the cancer in Portland’s air, an…