Posts Tagged ‘Oregon’

EPA begins second year of cleanup at Oregon superfund site

7 Mar 2017 by under News

Environmental Protection Agency logo 100x100 EPA begins second year of cleanup at Oregon superfund site The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) second season of cleanup at the North Ridge Estates Superfund Site in Klamath Falls, Oregon, began Monday. The site is a residential subdivision that contains asbestos as a result of the improper demolition of 82 asbestos-containing military barracks that were once used to treat World War II Marines suffering from tropical diseases. (more…)


Meso breaks another heart

1 Apr 2008 by under People

More than facts and figures, statistics and news reports, the personal stories of people affected by Mesothelioma can do more to raise awareness of this devastating disease than anything else.

Today, on Asbestos Awareness Day, I came across this blog post written by a student at Oregon State, about the death of a beloved uncle. He died just a little over eight months after being diagnosed with mesothelioma. He was only 58 years old.

Take a moment to read this story, and heed the author’s plea to spread the word about the dangers of asbestos – Benjamin’s Musings.