Tag Archives: pollution

Where more than whistles fill the air

It’s 7 a.m. Wake up. Walk out. What’s that? You cover your face just to breathe something other than the diesel fumes that assault your nostrils like a cloud of rioting air molecules. Such are the disadvantages to living in … Continue reading

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Air quality an issue in Trainsong

Residents of the Trainsong Neighborhood in West Eugene may experience improvements in air quality after a new partnership formed at a Neighborhood Association meeting. Representatives from Beyond Toxics, an Oregon environmental health agency based in Eugene, spoke to the Trainsong … Continue reading

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Trainsong’s Contaminated Trust

by Deborah Bloom EUGENE, Ore. — Despite a slew of recent news reports claiming that soil contamination in the neighborhood of Trainsong is no longer a hazard, residents remain skeptical. A plume of toxic chemicals from Eugene’s Rail Yard has … Continue reading

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Trainsong Neighborhood Stays Strong, Despite Environmental Concerns

By Alex Zielinski Something’s in the air in northwest Eugene’s Trainsong neighborhood, and it’s not environmental pollutants from the nearby railroad yard. The smallest neighborhood in town, with a neighborhood association less than two years old, is slowly developing into … Continue reading

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