air quality

New DEQ air quality monitors

DEQ adding new, cheaper air quality sensors around state (KTVZ, 12/5/2019)

Oregon DEQ Unveils New Air Quality ‘SensORs’ (Corvallis Advocate, 12/8/2019)

Location selection and rationale for the 30 new particulate monitoring sites (2019) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Wildfire smoke trends and associated health risks : Bend, Klamath Falls, Medford and Portland – 1985 to 2018 (2019) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Wildfire smoke health effects

What are the long-term health effects from wildfire smoke? Oregon doctors say it’s something they’re still learning about (Oregonian, 7/22/2019)

Wildfire smoke and your health (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Wildfire smoke trends and associated health risks: Bend, Klamath Falls, Medford and Portland – 1985 to 2018 (2019) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division

Prescribed burns and smoke

Change To Oregon Smoke Rules Seeing Early Results For Prescribed Burns (OPB, 6/19/2019)

Prescribed fire policy barriers and opportunities : a diversity of challenges and strategies across the west (2018) University of Oregon

Oregon smoke management annual report (annual) Oregon Department of Forestry

Past scandals: Portland air quality

Sex, gangsters, police corruption: Scandals reveal stunning twists, turns in Oregon political history (Oregonian, 6/5/2019)

Neighborhood cancer rate evaluation, elevated environmental heavy metal levels, SE and north Portland, Multnomah County, OR (2016) Oregon Health Authority

Update on air toxics at glass facilities in Portland : questions and answers (2016) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Public health assessment : Uroboros Glass manufacturing site, 2139 N Kerby Aveunue, Portland, Oregon 97227 (2018) Oregon Health Authority