EPA Tests Soil in West Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Residents in West Eugene had the opportunity Sunday to find out if their garden soil contains dangerous contaminants. The EPA, Beyond Toxics, and LRAPA teamed up for the soil screenings. People brought in a small sample of their garden soil to the testing site. The EPA ran it through an x-ray test … Continue reading »

Springfield Buses Emit Fewer Toxins

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — School buses in Springfield will be putting fewer toxins in the air. The five-year project to get the buses up to EPA standards is coming to an end. The district says all 66 of its buses no longer emit that heavy soot most buses put into the air. Mechanics installed filters on … Continue reading »