Environmental Health News

Portland's Johnson Creek has a PCB problem.

Authorities never told Dave Ross, but dangerous toxic waste lurks among the cobbles and sediment in Johnson Creek as it winds right behind his home in a heavily wooded Southeast Portland neighborhood.

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