See the full report: DEQ puts new demands on Bullseye Glass, KATU-2 News.
A documentary film by Portland filmmaker and clean air advocate Sharon Genasci about air toxics and their effects. Learn about air monitoring, studies by Oregon DEQ, and what we can do to clean up our air.
It started with a patch of moss... In 2013, U.S. Forest Service scientists began collecting samples of moss from trees in Portland, Oregon as part of a ground breaking air quality study. Based on past research indicating that concentrations of elements found in moss are reflective of atmospheric concentrations, the Forest Service was able to use those samples to not only identify air toxics, but estimate their locations and, in some cases, their sources. Continue reading at The Portland Air Problem.
Footage from April 2, 2016 – thanks to Flying Focus Video Collective.